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Datapump Import Fails With ORA-39006, ORA-39213: "Metadata processing is not available" (Doc ID 801337.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

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 Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


DataPump import (impdp) reports the errors:

Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit
With the Partitioning, OLAP and Data Mining options
ORA-39006: internal error
ORA-39213: Metadata processing is not available

Attempting to correct the error ORA-39213 via dbms_metadata_util.load_stylesheets also reports errors similar to:

SQL> exec dbms_metadata_util.load_stylesheets;

BEGIN dbms_metadata_util.load_stylesheets; END;
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-22288: file or LOB operation FILEEXISTs failed
Permission denied
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_METADATA_UTIL", line 1807
ORA-06512: at line 1



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