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Troubleshooting Controlfile Corruption (Doc ID 1949795.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2022

Applies to:

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


 This note provides information on troubleshooting controlfile corruption.  


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In this Document
 1. Execute DBVERIFY on all Control Files 
 2. Identify the Max Sequence Number in the database
 3. Take a backup copy of the controlfile(s) in case it is needed by Oracle Support to continue analysis.

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