Re: IMPDMP Log File Not Released

From: Hans Forbrich <>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:25:59 -0700
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Do you have any idea which specific process is locking that file?

Microsoft SysInternals Process Explorer or Microsoft Resource Monitor could be used to identify that process That might be a major step into identifying what is different about the QA machine or that specific job.


On 2017-02-10 9:19 AM, Dave wrote:
> Hello All,
> MSWindows 2008, Oracle SE
> To refresh our QA and DEV database we run a number of impdp/expdp jobs
> every Tuesday night. Each job is run twice, once against each
> databases. QA and DEV databases are essentially identical
> Out of the the 20 jobs I have a problem with one of them on our QA
> machine. The impdp completes properly but the Windows service refuses
> to release the log file after the import is complete. Shutting down
> the instance does not release the file, the Windows service has to be
> stopped. Then the file can be removed. Note, all other imports on this
> machine work fine.
> Any ideas why? The fact this does not happen on the DEV machine or the
> with the other imports is extremely confusing to me.
> Dave

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