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ORA-29283 with impdp network_link

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonFebruary 11, 2015

Question:  I am getting the following errors when attempting to run import impdp using the network_link option:

C:>impdp example/example@db DIRECTORY=DATA_PUMP_DIR remap_schema=BI:example

tables=BI.BI_DIRECT dumpfile=BI.dmp logfile=BI.log

Got the following errors :

ORA-39002: invalid operation
ORA-39070: Unable to open the log file.
ORA-29283: invalid file operation
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 536
ORA-29283: invalid file operation

The directory I created (DATA_PUMP_DIR) shows read-only in the general tab of the property.

Answer:  You want to test your database link first, and make sure that you have connectivity to the remote server.  See these notes on creation and setup for the network_link parameter.

Oracle shows this as a root cause of your impdp failure:

ORA-29283: "invalid file operation"

Cause: An attempt was made to read from a file or directory that does
not exist, or file or directory access was denied by the
operating system.

Action: Verify file and directory access privileges on the file system,
and if reading, verify that the file exists.

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