How to Prevent ORA-39000 ORA-31640 ORA-27037 Errors When Performing DataPump Export/Import (Doc ID 784566.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-May-2015***

Goal

This article documents a resolution for errors ORA-39000, ORA-31640 and ORA-27037 when performing DataPump export/import.

DataPump Import can fail with the following errors:

Import: Release 10.2.0.1.0 - Production on Friday, 30 January, 2009 15:10:33

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Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.1.0 - Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP and Data Mining options
ORA-39000: bad dump file specification
ORA-31640: unable to open dump file "/oracle/u01/app/oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_2/admin/dpdump/expdat.dmp" for read
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
Linux Error: 2: No such file or directory
Additional information: 3

Solution

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