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error transporting a tablespace from 8i to 9i?

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Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 12:29:27 -0800
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We are trying to transport a tablespace from 8i to 9i. According to metalink Oracle changed the NCHAR character set to 2 values so we dont have a match.

we can do an export/import, but no transportable tablespaces. Any known work around? Short of destroying all our 8i databases and recreating them to match the 9i standards(since the 9i ones cant use what is in 8i).

Connected to: Oracle9i Enterprise Edition RelEase - 64bit Production With the Partitioning, OLAP and Oracle Data Mining options JServer Release - Production

IMP-00002: failed to open expdat.dmp for read Import file: expdat.dmp > /mnt/myfile.dbf

Export file created by EXPORT:V08.01.07 via conventional path About to import transportable tablespace(s) metadata... import done in WE8ISO8859P1 character set and AL16UTF16 NCHAR character set export server uses WE8ISO8859P1 NCHAR character set (possible ncharset conversion) IMP-00017: following statement failed with ORACLE error 19736:
"BEGIN sys.dbms_plugts.beginImport ('',31,'31',NULL,'NULL',226234"
",1569301,1); END;"

IMP-00003: ORACLE error 19736 encountered
ORA-19736: can not plug a tablespace into a database using a different national character set
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_PLUGTS", line 1797
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_PLUGTS", line 1636
ORA-06512: at line 1
IMP-00017: following statement failed with ORACLE error 29344:

"BEGIN sys.dbms_plugts.checkUser('myuser); END;"
IMP-00003: ORACLE error 29344 encountered
ORA-29344: Owner validation failed - failed to match owner 'WEB_OWNER_3'
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_PLUGTS", line 1597
ORA-06512: at line 1
IMP-00034: Warning: FromUser "myuser" not found in export file
Import terminated successfully with warnings.
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