Data Pump Export Hangs When Backing Up To An ACFS Filesystem (Doc ID 1437997.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Linux x86-64
***Checked for relevance on 07-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

You are attempting to perform a data pump  export (expdp) to an ACFS volume.
You have followed <Document 948187.1> and the volume has been checked and confirmed to be configured correctly as a General Purpose volume, but the export constantly hangs after creating a 4k dumpfile on the ACFS mount.

When querying dba_datapump_jobs, the status of the job is hung at DEFINING

SQL> SELECT owner_name, job_name, operation, job_mode,
2 state, attached_sessions
3 FROM dba_datapump_jobs
4 WHERE job_name NOT LIKE 'BIN$%'
5 ORDER BY 1,2;


OWNER_NAME JOB_NAME             OPERATION    JOB_MODE     STATE        ATTACHED_SESSIONS
---------- -------------------- ------------ ------------ ------------ -----------------
SYSTEM     SYS_EXPORT_SCHEMA_01 EXPORT       SCHEMA       DEFINING                     0


Cause

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