Exp-56 Ora-01858: A Non-Numeric Character was Found

(Doc ID 787464.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version:
This problem can occur on any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version:


Original Export gives following errors:
EXP-00056: ORACLE error 1858 encountered
ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected

Data pump export may give following errors:

ORA-31693: Table data object "IMPACT"."HISTORY" failed to load/unload and is being skipped due to error:
ORA-29913: error in executing ODCIEXTTABLEPOPULATE callout
ORA-29400: data cartridge error
KUP-04038: internal error: kupax-meta1


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