DataPump Import (IMPDP) Fails With Errors ORA-6502 ORA-955 (Doc ID 880138.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Jan-2014***

Symptoms

While attempting import using DataPump, you receive the following errors:

IMP-00003: ORACLE error 604 encountered
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
ORA-06512: at line 26
ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object


Trace file for the error shows the error being caused by a trigger creation statement.

Cause

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