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 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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

Changes

Changed the OS clock to year 1997.

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

Cause

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