DATAPUMP EXPORT fails with ORA-6502 only.

(Doc ID 1231003.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to - Release: 11.1 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You are attempting to do a Datapump Export and it fails immediately with an ORA-6502 error.


The export log contains one the following errors:

Export: Release - Production
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Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error


There are no other error reported in either the export log or the database alert.log at the time the export is initiated.


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