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Getting Error "oracle.mds.exception.MDSExceptionList: MDS-01329: unable to load element "persistence-config"" Upon Clicking Users Tile (Doc ID 2382542.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2018

Applies to:

Identity Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following error is displayed upon clicking the Users Tile, Create/Import Sandbox or while trying to Publish the Sandbox.  The same error is also seen during OIM server startup.

oracle.mds.config.MDSConfigurationException: MDS-01330: unable to load MDS configuration document
MDS-01329: unable to load element "persistence-config"
MDS-01370: MetadataStore configuration for metadata-store-usage "MAR_TargetRepos" is invalid.
ORA-04063: package body "DEVPS3_MDS.MDS_INTERNAL_SHREDDED" has errors
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called: "DEVPS3_MDS.MDS_INTERNAL_SHREDDED"
ORA-06512: at line 1

at oracle.mds.config.PConfig.loadFromBean(
at oracle.mds.config.PConfig.<init>(
at oracle.mds.config.MDSConfig.loadFromBean(
at oracle.mds.config.MDSConfig.loadFromElement(
at oracle.mds.config.MDSConfig.<init>(
at oracle.mds.config.MDSConfig.<init>(
at oracle.mds.internal.lcm.deploy.DeployManager.deploy(
at oracle.mds.internal.lcm.deploy.DeployManager.startDeployment(




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