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ORA-15173: entry 'archivelog' does not exist in directory '<db_name>' (Doc ID 1537863.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. Archiving stops with the following error which makes the <DGNAME1>base hung eventually.

ARCH: Archival stopped, error occurred. Will continue retrying
ORACLE Instance ORCL - Archival Error
ORA-16038: log 1 sequence# 11784 cannot be archived
ORA-00254: error in archive control string ''
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '+<DGNAME1>/orcl/redo01.log'
ORA-15173: entry 'archivelog' does not exist in directory 'orcl'

 

2. This environment has been working for some time without any issue.

Changes

 

Cause

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