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Re: IMP using the same DMP file

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 14:04:25 -0800
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You can import the same file into two instances simultaneously, because "imp" doesn't lock the import file, unless the import file was produced by simultaneous export into the same file from two different instances, in which case you have something what is scientifically known as "monster mess" and is really appropriate for the Halloween time.

On 11/05/2003 04:49:36 PM, Whittle Jerome Contr NCI wrote:
> Hi,
> We were just wondering if you can IMP into two instances using the same dmp file at the same time? We need to refresh both our development and test instances with data from our production database and doing both at once might save some time. 8.1.7 and Unix.
> Jerry Whittle
> NCI Information Systems Inc.
> 618-622-4145

Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA

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