Classic Export/Import Fail With ORA-01031 in Database Vault Environment Starting Release 11.2.0.3 (Doc ID 1419687.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 12-Jun-2013

Symptoms

After upgrading to 11.2.0.3, trying to export and import data into a database that has database vault enabled fails with ORA-01031.
The short error stack is:

kzvsesini <- kzvini <- kpdvinit <- kpoauth <- opiodr

showing that the session is not actually allowed to initialize.
The issue is reproducible only on 11.2.0.3 and higher.

Changes

Upgrade to 11.2.0.3 or higher. The issue does not reproduce in previous releases.

Cause

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