ALTER DATABASE OPEN RESETLOGS fails with ORA-00392 (Doc ID 1352133.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After a RESTORE/RECOVER for cloning a database, the following error appears while open the clone database:

SQL> alter database open resetlogs;
alter database open resetlogs
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00392: log 1 of thread 1 is being cleared, operation not allowed
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '/data/oradata/clone/group_1.log'
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '/data/oradata/clone/group_12.log'

Changes

Cloned a database by RESTORE/RECOVER.

Cause

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