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ORA-16032 and ORA-7286 Errors When Startup Nomount (Doc ID 118458.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 19, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After change the parameter log_archive_dest in the init<SID>.ora parameter file, you try to startup the database and the following errors are reported:

ORA-16032: parameter LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST destination string cannot be translated
ORA-07286: sksagdi: cannot obtain device information.

Additional OS-dependent information such as the following is also reported:

Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory

You check that the destination directory defined by the 'log_archive_dest' parameter exists and is writeable by Oracle.




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