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OERR: ORA-1578 "ORACLE data block corrupted (file # %s, block # %s)" Master Note (Doc ID 1578.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 8.0.6 to 12.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.0.6 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article provides information about error ORA-1578 and possible actions.


This note is intended for general audience as initial starting point for beginning diagnosis of ORA-1578.


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In this Document
 ORA-1578 - Solution (excludes NOLOGGING case)
 Database in ARCHIVELOG mode
 Database in NOARCHIVELOG mode or there is not a valid backup
 ORA-1578 / ORA-26040 due to NOLOGGING
 ORA-1578 / ORA-26040 due to NOLOGGING - SOLUTION
 ORA-1578 due to incorrect wallet in encrypted database
 ORA-1578 in Temporary Segment
 Known Corruption issues caused by 3rd party Software Provider
 White Paper: Preventing, Detecting, and Repairing Block Corruption: Oracle Database 11g

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