Oracle Database Utilities

Note the following with regard to the Oracle Database Utilities guide (E85946):

  • In Chapter 2, this restriction has been added to the ACCESS_METHOD parameter for Data Pump Export:

    "The ACCESS_METHOD parameter for Data Pump Export is not valid for transportable tablespace jobs."

  • In Chapter 2, this restriction has been added to the TRANSPORT_TABLESPACES parameter for Data Pump Export:

    "Transportable tablespace jobs do not support the ACCESS_METHOD parameter for Data Pump Export."

  • In Chapter 3, this restriction has been added to the ACCESS_METHOD parameter for Data Pump Import:

    "The ACCESS_METHOD parameter for Data Pump Import is not valid for transportable tablespace jobs."

  • In Chapter 3, this restriction has been added to the TRANSPORT_TABLESPACES parameter for Data Pump Import:

    "Transportable tablespace jobs do not support the ACCESS_METHOD parameter for Data Pump Import."

  • In Chapter 3, the sub-section titled “KILL_JOB” in the section titled “Commands Available in Import’s Interactive-Command Mode”, the Description paragraph should read as follows:

    A job that is terminated using KILL_JOB cannot be restarted. All attached clients, including the one issuing the KILL_JOB command, receive a warning that the job is being terminated by the current user and are then detached. After all clients are detached, the job's process structure is immediately run down and the master table is deleted. Log files are not deleted.

  • In Chapter 20, the sub-section titled “DBVERIFY Parameters When Validating Blocks of a Single File” in the section titled “Using DBVERIFY to Validate Disk Blocks of a Single Data File”, the description for the USERID parameter must read as follows:

    Specifies your username and password. This parameter is not necessary for Oracle ASM files.