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expdb can corrupt data [message #382731] Fri, 23 January 2009 15:27 Go to next message
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* Do NOT use Expdp/Impdp when going to (AL32)UTF8 or a other multibyte 
  characterset on ALL 10g versions lower then (including
  Also is affected.

  It will provoke data corruption unless you applied Patch 5874989 on the 
  impdp side, this is caused by the impdp Bug 5874989. Expdp is not affected.

  The "old" exp/imp work fine. This problem is fixed in the and patch set.

  All existing patches for this bug are found here: 

  For and you can ask a backport for Bug 5874989 
  if there is not yet a patch for your version/platform.
Re: expdb can corrupt data [message #382757 is a reply to message #382731] Sat, 24 January 2009 06:30 Go to previous message
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Thanks for the details.

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