Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-00271 to ORA-00280


ORA-00271: there are no logs that need archiving

Cause: An attempt was made to archive the unarchived redo log files manually, but there are no files that need to be archived.
Action: No action required.
ORA-00272: error writing archive log string
Cause: An I/O error occurred while archiving a redo log file.
Action: Check that the output device is still available and correct any device errors that may have occurred. Also, make certain that sufficient space for archiving is available on the output device.
ORA-00273: media recovery of direct load data that was not logged
Cause: A media recovery session encountered a table that was loaded by the direct loader without logging any redo information. Some or all of the blocks in this table are now marked as corrupt.
Action: The table must be dropped or truncated so that the corrupted blocks can be reused. If a more recent backup of the file is available, try to recover this file to eliminate this error.

ORA-00274: illegal recovery option string
Cause: An illegal option was specified for a recovery command.
Action: Correct the syntax and retry the command.
ORA-00275: media recovery has already been started
Cause: An attempt was made to start a second media recovery operation in the same session.
Action: Complete or cancel the first media recovery session or start another session to perform media recovery.
ORA-00276: CHANGE keyword specified but no change number given
Cause: The CHANGE keyword was specified on the command line, but no change number was given.
Action: Retry the command using a valid change number after the CHANGE keyword.

ORA-00277: illegal option to the UNTIL recovery flag string
Cause: Only CANCEL, CHANGE, CONSISTENT and TIME can be used with the UNTIL keyword.
Action: Correct the syntax.
ORA-00278: log file ‘string’ no longer needed for this recovery
Cause: The specified redo log file is no longer needed for the current recovery.
Action: No action required. The archived redo log file may be removed from its current location to conserve disk space, if needed. However, the redo log file may still be required for another recovery session in the future.
ORA-00279: change string generated at string needed for thread string
Cause: The requested log is required to proceed with recovery.
Action: Please supply the requested log with “ALTER DATABASE RECOVER LOGFILE <file_name>” or cancel recovery with “ALTER DATABASE RECOVER CANCEL”.
ORA-00280: change string for thread string is in sequence #string
Cause: This message helps to locate the redo log file with the specified change number requested by other messages.
Action: Use the information provided in this message to specify the required archived redo log files for other errors.

Above are list of Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-00271 to ORA-00280 received while performing certain operation against Oracle Database or related products.

What are Oracle Database Error Messages?

Oracle Error Messages may be returned while using products which are part of Oracle Database.  Each Oracle Database Error or Warning Message mentioned above contains the Warning or Error Message Statement, a short explanation of the probable causes of the Error message, and a recommended action.

Hope this was helpful.

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