The original Import utility (imp) imports dump files that were created using the original Export utility.
See the following topics:
What Is the Import Utility?
Before Using Import
Importing into Existing Tables
Effect of Schema and Database Triggers on Import Operations
Example Import Sessions
Exit Codes for Inspection and Display
Error Handling During an Import
Table-Level and Partition-Level Import
Controlling Index Creation and Maintenance
Character Set and Globalization Support Considerations
Using Instance Affinity
Considerations When Importing Database Objects
Support for Fine-Grained Access Control
Snapshots and Snapshot Logs
Dropping a Tablespace
Using Export and Import to Partition a Database Migration
Tuning Considerations for Import Operations
Using Different Releases of Export and Import
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