ORA-1153 trying to turn on Flashback for Physical Standby Database (Doc ID 1286863.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-Apr-2014***
***Checked for relevance on 06-July-2015***

Symptoms


Unable to enable the flashback on standby database . The following error is reported :

SQL> alter database flashback on;
alter database flashback on
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01153: an incompatible media recovery is active

Cause

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