ORA-39126: "Worker unexpected fatal error in KUPW$WORKER.PUT_DDLS [PASSWORD_HISTORY: ...]" (Doc ID 2114832.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Performing a full metadata import on a target database from a full metadata export from a source database, this fails with errors like:

ORA-39126: Worker unexpected fatal error in KUPW$WORKER.PUT_DDLS [PASSWORD_HISTORY:"<User>"]
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error
LPX-00216: invalid character 0 (0x0)
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 95
ORA-06512: at "SYS.KUPW$WORKER", line 8358


The PL/SQL Call Stack is like:

----- PL/SQL Call Stack -----
 object line object
 handle number name
7000000e13968b0 19208 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
7000000e13968b0 8385 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
7000000e13968b0 15583 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
7000000e13968b0 4065 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
7000000e13968b0 4829 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
7000000e13968b0 9124 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
7000000e13968b0 1688 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
7000000e18e91d8 2 anonymous block

 

Cause

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