Export Fails With EXP-8, ORA-1455 and EXP-0 When Exporting External Tables (Doc ID 882843.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 9.2.0.8 [Release 9.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

When performing an export that encounters external tables, if fails with ORA-1455 and EXP-8 errors eventually causing the export to fail with an EXP-0.

For example:

About to export specified tables via Conventional Path ...
. . exporting table MY_EXT_DATA
EXP-00008: ORACLE error 1455 encountered
ORA-01455: converting column overflows integer datatype
. . exporting table LOAD_EXT
EXP-00008: ORACLE error 1455 encountered
ORA-01455: converting column overflows integer datatype
EXP-00000: Export terminated unsuccessfully

 

Cause

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