Unable To Turn Off Database Flashback (Doc ID 416929.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Apr-2012***

Symptoms

there are problems with flashback database, however, unable to turn off flashback database so that
the database can be opened:

 

SQL> alter database flashback off;

Database altered.

SQL> alter database open;
alter database open
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-38760: This database instance failed to turn on flashback database

Cause

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