Transfer dba_users from one oracle instance to another

I have an Oracle 11.2.0.4

I need to backup the tables and schema and restore them to a second instance, also Oracle 11.2.0.4 (running on Windows Servers).

At the same time, I want to export all dba_users to a script that will recreate them in the 2nd Oracle instance.

I do this routinely in MS SQL:  
http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/918992

Now I need to do the same thing in Oracle but I've never done that and am not finding it readily in a web search.  

Thanks.
gateguardAsked:
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sdstuberCommented:
you can generate the ddl for every user easily with dbms_metadata


select dbms_metadata.get_ddl('USER',username) from dba_users;

you'll probably want to exclude users that already exist on the other system, like SYS, SYSTEM, etc.
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Alexander Eßer [Alex140181]Software DeveloperCommented:
You may also use EXPDP/IMPDP for export & import...
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gateguardAuthor Commented:
What are the EXPDP/IMPDP parameters for getting users, passwords and grants?
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Alexander Eßer [Alex140181]Software DeveloperCommented:
This should be documented:
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/server.112/e22490/dp_export.htm#SUTIL849

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/server.112/e22490/dp_overview.htm#SUTIL100

Look for INCLUDE and/or EXCLUDE in conjunction with SCHEMA export/import.
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gateguardAuthor Commented:
Alexander, I just don't see it in the document.

I have used the exp/imp and expdp/impdp utilities often, but never cared about the individual added users who don't actually own any schemas of their own.

But now I have that requirement.  If possible, could you show me an example of including the username and encrypted password of a user named Filbert (random example)?

It would be much appreciated.

Thanks.
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Alexander Eßer [Alex140181]Software DeveloperCommented:
Have you tried something like this?!

expdp:
 JOB_NAME=EXPDP_USERS
 DIRECTORY=DPDUMP
 FULL=Y
 DUMPFILE=users.dmp
 LOGFILE=users_expdp.log
 INCLUDE=SCHEMA:FILBERT,ROLE,USER,SYSTEM_GRANT,ROLE_GRANT,DEFAULT_ROLE,TABLESPACE_QUOTA

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 impdp:
 JOB_NAME=IMPDP_USERS
 DIRECTORY=DPDUMP
 DUMPFILE=users.dmp
 LOGFILE=users_impdp.log
 EXCLUDE=TABLE 

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gateguardAuthor Commented:
Thanks!
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