How to find the name of an old Restore Point when the database will not open: ORA-38760 (Doc ID 1288189.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Jun-2012***

Goal


How to find the name of old restore points when the database fails to open with ORA-38760: This database instance failed to turn on flashback database.

All flashback logs have been manually deleted but database will not open because there is an old restore point which needs to be dropped but the precise name has been forgotten.

Solution

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