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BCT: The change tracking file is not usable. Resetting change tracking file. (Doc ID 2975284.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2024

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Alert log file have the message "Reinitializing change tracking file"


This note covers a few scenarios that BCT (Block Change Tracking) file is reset or invalid.


Alert log file has warning about block change tracking file is not usable, the file is reset and L0 backup has to be taken.


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In this Document
 BCT File Reinitialized after SWITCHOVER / FAILOVER
 BCT File Reinitialized after Standby database terminates abnormally
 BCT File Reinitialized after MRP Stopped and Restarted
 BCT File not used on Standby after enabling
 BCT File Reinitialized after Active Standby
 BCT File Reinitialized after converting from SNAPSHOT Standby


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