Datapump Export With FLASHBACK_TIME Fails With LRM-116 (Doc ID 806839.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
You are trying to take a datapump export from the command prompt on a Microsoft Windows system and want to use FLASHBACK_TIME but it fails with a syntax error.

$ EXPDP 'SYSTEM as SYSDBA' FLASHBACK_TIME="TO_TIMESTAMP('2009/03/31 14:00:00','YYYY/MM/DDHH24:MI:SS')" schemas=myschema dumpfile=exp_myschema.dmp

LRM-00116: syntax error at ')' following 'YYYY/MM/DD HH24:'

Cause

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