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Archive log files 0 size, got ORA-16038: log X sequence# XX cannot be archived (Doc ID 1680959.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

  archive log files with size of 0.

Sat Apr 19 06:11:56 2014
ARC0: Error 19510 Closing archive log file '/<PATH>/arc/arch_xxxx_1_838042682.dbf'
ARCH: Archival stopped, error occurred. Will continue retrying
ORACLE Instance XXXX- Archival Error
ORA-16038: log 1 sequence# 9397 cannot be archived
ORA-19510: failed to set size of blocks for file "" (block size=)
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '/<PATH>/redo_g1_m1.dbf'
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '/<PATH>/redo_g1_m2.dbf'
Archived Log entry 9383 added for thread 1 sequence 9397 ID 0xe59cd3a dest 1:
Archiver process freed from errors. No longer stopped

Changes

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Cause

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