ORA-31603 Executing DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL Or ORA-39166 On DataPump Import

(Doc ID 863845.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-FEB-2012***


Trying to extract DDL on table using DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL gives errors:


ORA-31603: object "DATA_TABLES" of type TABLE not found in schema "SCOTT"
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 105
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_METADATA", line 2805
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_METADATA", line 4333
ORA-06512: at line 1

Or, DataPump import may give errors as follows:

ORA-39166: Object DATA_TABLES was not found

and after the import there are tables missing on target database. The tables involved have CDC tables placed on them.


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