EXPDP Hangs On Wait Even: Cursor: Pin S
(Doc ID 1517438.1)
Last updated on MARCH 29, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [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.
While creating a full database export, the exporting session hangs. Analysis of the session state shows that the session is waiting for the cursor: pin S wait event and does not continue. There are not space management issues, there are not CPU issues, no errors reported in any log, trace or instance alert files. Entering +C allows the session to continue to completion.
A sample output of the export session looks like:
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