Database upgrade fail with ORA-38880: Cannot Advance Compatibility From 11.2.0.4 To 12.1.0.2 Due To Guaranteed Restore Points

(Doc ID 2361993.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms


When attempting to upgrade from Oracle 11.2.0.4 to 12.1.0.2, the following error occurs:

ORA-38880: Cannot advance compatibility from 11.2.0.0.0 to 12.0.0.0.0 due to guaranteed restore points


Changes

 

Cause

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