Unable To Startup Databases when the server time changes to before year 2000

(Doc ID 1562118.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Database 11gR2 crashed with the following error after changing the OS clock to 1997:


Changed the OS clock to year 1997.

When using a 10g database, the database comes up with no problem.


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