ORA-55616: Transaction Table Needs Flashback Archiver Processing

(Doc ID 2180297.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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.

Changes

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

Cause

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