Export: Release 220.127.116.11.1 - Production on Fri Jul 18 09:06:15 2003
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Connected to: Oracle8i Enterprise Edition Release 18.104.22.168.0 - Production
With the Partitioning option
JServer Release 22.214.171.124.0 - Production
EXP-00056: ORACLE error 942 encountered
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
EXP-00000: Export terminated unsuccessfully
To perform EXPORT backup using 9i exp utility for an 8i database it is not possible.
1. Use the export utility of Oracle 8.1.7 or still lower version exp utility and import using 9i import utility.
2. If your upgrading to 9i, go for oracle 9i rel 2
i.e, 126.96.36.199 which is recent version. Since 188.8.131.52 is a bug product.
You cannot perform EXPORT Backup using higher version EXP utility to a database of Lower version.