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Database Upgrade Fails with Error:"ORA-00723: Initialization parameter COMPATIBLE must be explicitly set" (Doc ID 2203953.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Database upgrade fails with following error when DBUA starts the source database in upgrade mode.

And if upgrading manually ,then startup upgrade command fails with following errors:

ORA-00723: Initialization parameter COMPATIBLE must be explicitly set

 

Cause

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