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ORA-00313 at Startup After a New Redo Log Member is Added (Doc ID 1005110.6)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 7.0 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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A new redo log member is added to the database. However, if a shutdown and a subsequent startup is issued BEFORE the status of the log member as per V$LOGFILE goes from 'INVALID' (which is expected) to blank entry (i.e. 'IN USE'), you get an ORA-00313 in the alert log and a trace file is generated.

The alert log contains information like below:


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