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DataPump Import (IMPDP) Encountered Unexpected Error ORA-942 ORA-39097 (Doc ID 780272.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2024

Applies to:

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


Errors on DataPump import using the tables option like below:

impdp system/<PASSWORD> directory=<DIR> dumpfile=<FILENAME>.dmp tables=<TABLENAME> logfile=<FILENAME>.log parallel=8 EXCLUDE=index,grant content=DATA_ONLY

Job "SYSTEM"."SYS_IMPORT_TABLE_01" stopped due to fatal error at 05:27:17
ORA-39097: Data Pump job encountered unexpected error -942
ORA-39065: unexpected master process exception in KUPM$MCP.SET_LONGOPS
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist


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