ORA-305 ora-312 trying to open the database (Doc ID 1326538.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Unable to open the database due the following error :

ORA-00305: log 6 of thread 1 inconsistent; belongs to another database
ORA-00312: online log 6 thread 1: 'S:\ORADATA\PROD\REDO_PROD_06.LOG'

Changes


Another database was being created on the same machine where production database was running.

Cause

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