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ORA-55616: Transaction Table Needs Flashback Archiver Processing (Doc ID 2180297.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2019

Applies to:

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


After creating a clone database with RMAN insert into flashback enabled tables gives "java.sql.SQLException: ORA-55616: Transaction table needs Flashback Archiver processing" in test DB.  The clone was created using RMAN duplicate Database from backupsets option.


 It was not made clear why the tempfile was not recreated there are no known issues for this.


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