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Database Startup Fails with ORA-01113, ORA-01110 errors (Doc ID 146039.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


fact: Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition
symptom: Database startup fails
symptom: ORA-01113: file %s needs media recovery
symptom: ORA-01110: data file %s: '%s'
symptom: Database in archive log mode
symptom: Backup available
symptom: Datafile requiring media recovery is not needed
change: The following command was issued: SQL> alter database datafile offline;
cause: Datafile was taken offline while the database was up. Therefore, the database is expecting media recovery for that datafile.



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