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Where Is the Export Dump File Located?

If you are not specifying the dump directory and file name, the dump file will be stored in the default dump directory with the default file name. The tutorial exercise below tells you find what is your default dump directory and locate the dump file.

>sqlplus /nolog

SQL> connect SYSTEM/fyicenter

SQL> COL owner FORMAT A8;
SQL> COL directory_name FORMAT A16;
SQL> COL directory_path FORMAT A40;
SQL> SELECT * FROM dba_directories;
OWNER DIRECTORY_NAME DIRECTORY_PATH
----- -------------- -------------------------------------
SYS   DATA_PUMP_DIR  \oraclexe\app\oracle\admin\XE\dpdump\
SYS   TEST_DIR       /oraclexe/test
SYS   ORACLECLRDIR   \oraclexe\app\oracle\product\10.2.0\
                     server\bin\clr

Obviously, the default dump directory is directory object defined to \oraclexe\app\oracle\admin\XE\dpdump\. If you go to that directory, you will find the full database dump file is called "expdat.dmp".

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  1. What Is the Simplest Tool to Run Commands on Oracle Servers?
  2. What Is the Quickest Way to Export a Table to a Flat File?
  3. How To Export Data with a Field Delimiter?
  4. What Is SQL*Loader?
  5. What Is a SQL*Loader Control File?
  6. How To Load Data with SQL*Loader?
  7. What Is an External Table?
  8. How To Load Data through External Tables?
  9. What Are the Restrictions on External Table Columns?
  10. What Is a Directory Object?
  11. How To Define an External Table in a Text File?
  12. How To Run Queries on External Tables?
  13. How To Load Data from External Tables to Regular Tables?
  14. What Is the Data Pump Export Utility?
  15. What Is the Data Pump Import Utility?
  16. How To Invoke the Data Pump Export Utility?
  17. How To Invoke the Data Pump Import Utility?
  18. What Are Data Pump Export and Import Modes?
  19. How To Estimate Disk Space Needed for an Export Job?
  20. How To Do a Full Database Export?
  21. Where Is the Export Dump File Located?
  22. How To Export Your Own Schema?
  23. How To Export Several Tables Together?
  24. What Happens If the Imported Table Already Exists?
  25. How To Import One Table Back from a Dump File?
  26. What Are the Original Export and Import Utilities?
  27. How To Invoke Original Export/Import Utilities?

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