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Ora-00704,Ora-39700: Database Must Be Opened With Upgrade Option (Doc ID 1349722.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Mar-2013***

Symptoms


While opening a database, the following errors are observed in the alert log

ORA-00704: bootstrap process failure
ORA-39700: database must be opened with UPGRADE option

The following is observed in the sqlplus session

Changes

The database was recently upgraded  from 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2

Cause

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