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ORA-19802 Error: "Cannot Use Db_recovery_file_dest Without DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST_SIZE" (Doc ID 749595.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You encounter this error:
ORA-19802 error: "cannot use DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST without DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST_SIZE."


You may see this while trying to start a DB, especially if it is a new DB or if there have been recent changes.

You may be unable to see the current setting for DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST and DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST_SIZE due to ORA-01034 error: "ORACLE not available"



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