ORA-6502 Reported For DBMS_SERVER_ALERT_EXPORT.SYSTEM_INFO_EXP When Running DataPump Export

(Doc ID 2130206.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When running a full database export using DataPump Utility the following error message is raised:

ORA-39127: unexpected error from call to export_string :=SYS.DBMS_SERVER_ALERT_EXPORT.SYSTEM_INFO_EXP(1,dynconnect,'',newblock)
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SERVER_ALERT_EXPORT", line 149
ORA-06512: at line 1
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_METADATA", line 10096


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