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Data Pump Export (EXPDP) Log File Shows it's Complete But Worker Status Shows: State: WORK WAITING (Doc ID 2733978.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Data Pump Export (expdp) using this syntax:

USERID=SYSTEM/******** JOB_NAME=<JobName> DUMPFILE=<DirectoryName>:<DumpFileName>
  FILESIZE=2G PARALLEL=4 REUSE_DUMPFILES=Y LOGFILE=<DirectoryName>:<LogFileName>
  STATUS=60 FULL=Y

is slow.  The log file shows that the expdp completed in 12 minutes, but it then takes 2-4 more hours to actually complete.  During this extra time, the worker Status shows WORK WAITING:

 

Changes

 

Cause

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