DataPump Export Fails With Error ORA-1801 While Calling DBMS_METADATA.FETCH_XML_CLOB (Doc ID 564771.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

Running DataPump (expdp) to export selected schemas, it errors out with the following:

ORA-39125: Worker unexpected fatal error in KUPW$WORKER.UNLOAD_METADATA while calling DBMS_METADATA.FETCH_XML_CLOB [TABLE_STATISTICS]
ORA-01801: date format is too long for internal buffer

ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 105
ORA-06512: at "SYS.KUPW$WORKER", line 6234

----- PL/SQL Call Stack -----
object line object
handle number name
0x18c0f6a58 14916 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
0x18c0f6a58 6293 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
0x18c0f6a58 2339 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
0x18c0f6a58 6854 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
0x18c0f6a58 1259 package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
0x18c5030d0 2 anonymous block

Cause

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