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Troubleshooting ORA-201 and ORA-202 Errors (Doc ID 948710.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Purpose

This document aims to explain the circumstances when you may receive the below errors and what to consider in such cases:
- ORA-201: control file version <num> incompatible with Oracle version <num>
- ORA-202: control file: <name>

Troubleshooting Steps

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