Schema Level Data Pump Export Takes a Long Time / Appears to Hang (Doc ID 1334652.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

A multi-schema Data Pump Export can take up to 12 hours or appear hung.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Expect the Data Pump Export to take 15 to 25 minutes.

STEPS

expdp user/pwd (with) SCHEMAS='SCHEMA1','SCHEMA2','SCHEMA3','SCHEMA4',...,'SCHEMA40' (i.e. many schemas)

Cause

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