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July 26, 2012 / doganay

Flashback ON fails with ORA-38706 and ORA-38714

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Problem:

SQL> alter database flashback on;
alter database flashback on
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-38706: Cannot turn on FLASHBACK DATABASE logging.
ORA-38714: Instance recovery required.


Cause:

The database is abnormally terminated.
In Order to Enable the Flashback option,
the database need to be cleaned shutdown.
Enabling flashback database after crash or shutdown abort
causes this error.

Solution:

SQL> shutdown immediate
SQL> alter database mount;
SQL> alter database flashback on;
SQL> alter database open;
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