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How to recover and open the database if the archivelog required for recovery is either missing, lost or corrupted? (Doc ID 465478.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 05, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 8.1.7 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-July-2015***


Goal

How to recover and open the database if the archivelog required for recovery is either missing, lost or corrupted?

The assumption here is that we have exhausted all possible locations to find another good and valid copy

Views used

V$datafile
v$datafile_header
v$log
v$logfile

Solution

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