Dbms_capture_adm.Build Crash with ORA-01327 (Doc ID 1441345.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The procedure DBMS_CAPTURE_ADM.BUILD returns this error:

ORA-01327: failed to exclusively lock system dictionary as required by build
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_LOGMNR_INTERNAL", line 3687
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_LOGMNR_INTERNAL", line 3773
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_CAPTURE_ADM_INTERNAL", line 834
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_CAPTURE_ADM", line 469

Messages from source database:

Logminer Bld: Build started
Fri Mar 16 16:17:48 CET 2012
Fri Mar 16 16:17:48 2012
Logminer Bld: After 60 trys catalog not yet locked
Fri Mar 16 16:18:48 CET 2012
Fri Mar 16 16:18:48 2012
Logminer Bld: After 120 trys catalog not yet locked
.........
Fri Mar 16 16:26:48 CET 2012
Fri Mar 16 16:26:48 2012
Logminer Bld: Catalog lockdown FAILED.
Fri Mar 16 16:26:48 2012
Logminer Bld: Catalog lockdown FAILED, status -1327

Cause

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