DataPump Export (expdp) Fails With Errors ORA-39125 ORA-6502

(Doc ID 1083652.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Sep-2012***

Symptoms

Running a schema level expdp fails with:

ORA-39125: Worker unexpected fatal error in KUPW$WORKER.UNLOAD_METADATA while calling DBMS_METADATA.FETCH_XML_CLOB [SYNONYM:"DERRY"."XADS_MD_IDX_ESTIMATE"]
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error

----- PL/SQL Call Stack -----
object line object
handle number name
3aafa7478 13613 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
3aafa7478 5888 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
3aafa7478 2077 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
3aafa7478 6403 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
3aafa7478 1251 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
3a58be8d0 2 anonymous block

Cause

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