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ORA-38136 ORA-04067 on export

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonDecember 24, 2015

Question:  I was running a data pump export (expdp) when I get these errors ORA-391326 and ORA-04067:

ORA-39126: Worker unexpected fatal error in KUPW$WORKER.CONFIGURE_METADATA_UNLOAD []

ORA-04067: not executed, package body "SYS.DBMS_METADATA" does not exist

How can I stop this error and continue my export?

Answer: The dbms_metadata package was not create at database install time, and that is the root cause of the ORA-38136 and ORA-04067 error.  The solution is to add these dbms_metadata packages to the data dictionary by executing these scripts:

You can cinform that this is the root cause by running this SQL query:


Here are the scripts to run as a SYSDBA user to install the dbms_metadata packages:


Running these script will install dbms_metadata and prevent these expdp errors.

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