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DataPump Export (EXPDP) Fails With Errors ORA-39126 and ORA-1690 After Applying Patchset (Doc ID 1358890.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After applying patchset, full DataPump export (expdp) fails with errors:

ORA-39126: Worker unexpected fatal error in KUPW$WORKER.UNLOAD_METADATA [OBJECT_GRANT:"SYSMAN"]
ORA-01690: sort area size too small

To get more information about the error ORA-1690, enable errorstack on 1690. First set the following event:


DataPump export worked well prior applying


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