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Traditional Export (EXP) and DataPump (expdp) Fail With ORA-4063: Package Body SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP Has Errors (Doc ID 726637.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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When performing export, the following errors are received:

EXP-00008: ORACLE error 4063 encountered
ORA-04063: package body "SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP" has errors
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called: "SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP"
ORA-06512: at line 1
EXP-00083: The previous problem occurred when calling SYS.DBMS_AW_EXP.schema_info_exp

All components (DBA_REGISTRY) are valid. The following objects are INVALID:

select owner,object_name,object_type from dba_objects where status <> 'VALID';
OWNER               OBJECT_NAME             OBJECT_TYPE
------------------- ----------------------- -------------
SYS                 HTTPURITYPE             TYPE
PUBLIC              DBMS_AW                 SYNONYM
PUBLIC              DBMS_AW_EXP             SYNONYM
SYS                 DBMS_AW                 PACKAGE BODY
SYS                 DBMS_AW_EXP             PACKAGE BODY
XDB                 DBMS_XMLPARSER          PACKAGE BODY


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