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Unable To Turn Off Database Flashback (Doc ID 416929.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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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