ORA-16038 Last Redo Log Cannot Be Archived At Shutdown

(Doc ID 272511.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.1.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

Sometimes during shutdown, ORA-16038 is encountered:
Error: ORA-16038 : log %s sequence# %s cannot be archived

Cause

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