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Original export fails ORA-29516 Aurora Assertion Failure (Doc ID 1171268.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


During conventional export (EXP) execution the following errors are displayed:

... exporting PUBLIC type synonyms
EXP-00008: ORACLE error 29516 encountered
ORA-29516: Aurora assertion failure: Assertion failure at eox.c:317
Uncaught exception Thread is dying: java.lang.NullPointerException
EXP-00000: Export terminated unsuccessfully

The data dictionary shows no invalid Java objects and the JVM component in DBA_REGISTRY is matching the database version and is in a valid state.
This can be checked with the following queries:




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