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Startup upgrade fails error "Control File's Data File Record section hasSCN" (Doc ID 2344465.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.2]
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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 startup upgrade fails with below error

Control File's Data File Record section hasSCN which is too high for a pre-12.2 release
Errors in file <ORACLE_BASE>/diag/rdbms/<sid>/<SID>/trace/<SID>_ora_14776.trc (incident=26656):
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kcc_scn_chk_pre122_df], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

Cause

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