12.1 Export Gives EXP-8 ORA-29280 EXP-85 ORA-06512 "SYS.UTL_FILE" "SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP" (Doc ID 1921158.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are attempting to perform an export on standard edition.
During export, the following errors occurred:

EXP-00008: ORACLE error 29280 encountered
ORA-29280: invalid directory path
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 41
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 478
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP", line 89
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP", line 1177
ORA-06512: at line 1
EXP-00085: The previous problem occurred when calling SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP.instance_extended_info_exp for object 85676



Cause

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