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Can DataPump Export (EXPDP) Dump File Be Split In More Parts And Then Use Impdp On One Single File? (Doc ID 778937.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You created multiple dump files using the DataPump DUMPILE and FILESIZE parameters. Now you want to be able to only import one single dump file created by DataPump export and receive the below errors.

In the following example, 2 dump files were created during export DataPump.

#> ls -l
total 1400
-rw-r----- 1 grdbms grdbms 512000 Jan 28 20:56 exp01.dmp
-rw-r----- 1 grdbms grdbms 192512 Jan 28 20:56 exp02.dmp

If you then try to import just one single dump file, then DataPump will fail with the following errors:


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