Unable To Open Database Before/After Upgrade - ORA-00704 ORA-39700 ORA-01092
Last updated on MAY 31, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
While trying to start a database to be upgraded to a new release the following error is reported in alert.log:
ORA-39700: database must be opened with UPGRADE option
Error 704 happened during db open, shutting down database
USER: terminating instance due to error 704
Instance terminated by USER, pid = 28952
ORA-1092 signalled during: ALTER DATABASE OPEN...
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