Export fails with error 'ORA-06531: Reference to uninitialized collection' (Doc ID 444620.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.2 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for bulk archive on 03-MAY-2011 by Zulaikha Z

Symptoms

Full database export or the export of a schema fails with the following error

ORA-06531: Reference to uninitialized collection

Cause

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