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 JUNE 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 8.1.7 to 12.1]
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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