DataPump Export (EXPDP) Fails With Error LPX-216 Invalid Character (Doc ID 1302916.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

DataPump export fails with errors:

...
ORA-39014: One or more workers have prematurely exited.
ORA-39029: worker 14 with process name "DW0G" prematurely terminated
ORA-31671: Worker process DW0G had an unhandled exception.
ORA-24795: Illegal ROLLBACK attempt made
ORA-06512: at "SYS.KUPW$WORKER", line 1352
ORA-24795: Illegal ROLLBACK attempt made
ORA-06512: at "SYS.KUPW$WORKER", line 7073
ORA-24795: Illegal ROLLBACK attempt made
ORA-06512: at "SYS.KUPW$WORKER", line 2829
ORA-24795: Illegal ROLLBACK attempt made
ORA-24795: Illegal ROLLBACK attempt made
ORA-06512: at "SYS.KUPW$WORKER", line 10915
ORA-02354: error in exporting/importing data
ORA-39774: parse of metadata stream failed with the following error:
LPX-00216: invalid character 216 (0xD8
Job "SYSTEM"."SYS_EXPORT_SCHEMA_13" stopped due to fatal error at 12:12:47
ORA-39014: One or more workers have prematurely exited.

Cause

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