How To Stop A Running Datapump Job Started In Background

(Doc ID 958532.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Apr-2013***

Goal

The goal of this document is to demonstrate how a running Datapump job can be stopped.

Suppose a session has started a Datapump export operation using the following UNIX command:

$ nohup expdp parfile=test.par &


The example in the document demonstrates how to stop this job from further processing. The same principles apply to jobs initiated using the DBMS_DATAPUMP API.

Solution

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