Example Import of Tables from One User to Another

In this example, a database administrator (DBA) imports all tables belonging to scott into user blake's account.

Parameter File Method

 > imp PARFILE=params.dat

The params.dat file contains the following information:


Command-Line Method

> imp FILE=scott.dmp FROMUSER=scott TOUSER=blake TABLES=(*)

Import Messages

Information is displayed about the release of Import you are using and the release of Oracle Database that you are connected to. Then, status messages similar to the following are shown:

Warning: the objects were exported by SCOTT, not by you

import done in WE8DEC character set and AL16UTF16 NCHAR character set
. importing SCOTT's objects into BLAKE
. . importing table                        "BONUS"          0 rows imported
. . importing table                         "DEPT"          4 rows imported
. . importing table                          "EMP"         14 rows imported
. . importing table                     "SALGRADE"          5 rows imported
Import terminated successfully without warnings.