DataPump Export/Import Hangs With "DEFINING" Status When Using A Directory On NFS Filesystem (Doc ID 2262196.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

DataPump job hung forever with "DEFINING" status in dba_datapump_jobs:

SQL> SELECT owner_name, job_name, operation, job_mode, state, attached_sessions
FROM dba_datapump_jobs
WHERE job_name NOT LIKE 'BIN$%'
ORDER BY 1,2;

OWNER JOB_NAME OPERATION JOB_MODE STATE ATTACHED_SESSIONS
----- -------------------- ----------- -------- -------- -----------------
SYS SYS_EXPORT_SCHEMA_01 EXPORT SCHEMA DEFINING 1
SYS SYS_EXPORT_SCHEMA_03 EXPORT SCHEMA DEFINING 0

when the directory is located on a NFS location.

The following entries are found from the DM trace file:

...
KUPC: Setting remote flag for this process to FALSE
KUPP: Initialization complete for master process DM00

*** 2017-03-28 03:38:52.109
[2122856714591] kgnfs_processmsg: RPC FAIL msg rejected 1
[2122856714802] kgnfs_processmsg: AUTH ERROR 5
...

 

Solution

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