DBMS_FLASHBACK.TRANSACTION_BACKOUT Fails With 'ORA-55510: Mining could not start'

(Doc ID 2302742.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When running DBMS_FLASHBACK.TRANSACTION_BACKOUT, an error similar to the following is received:

SQL> BEGIN txn_backout(:st_scn); END;

*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-55510: Mining could not start
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_FLASHBACK", line 37
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_FLASHBACK", line 70
ORA-06512: at "SYS.TXN_BACKOUT", line 21
ORA-06512: at line 1

 

Cause

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