ORA-38784 And ORA-38788 Trying To Convert To Snapshot

(Doc ID 2008667.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2018

Applies to:

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


Conversion from Physical Standby to Snapshot Standby fails with the following:

  alter database convert to snapshot standby

ORA-38784: Cannot create restore point 'SNAPSHOT_STANDBY_REQUIRED_04/13/2015 15:01:44'.
ORA-38788: More standby database recovery is needed


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