Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-38725 to ORA-38734

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ORA-38725: specified name “string” does not match actual “string”
Cause: The database name specified in a FLASHBACK DATABASE command did not match the name of the currently mounted database.
Action: Correct the database name spelling or DISMOUNT the mounted database and mount the correct database.
ORA-38726: Flashback database logging is not on.
Cause: A FLASHBACK DATABASE command was tried but flashback database logging has not been enabled.
Action: Flashback database logging must be enabled via the ALTER DATABASE FLASHBACK ON command before a FLASHBACK DATABASE command can be tried. If the database must be taken back in time then a restore and incomplete recovery must be performed.
ORA-38727: FLASHBACK DATABASE requires a current control file.
Cause: The control file being used is a backup control file.
Action: FLASHBACK DATABASE cannot be used with a backup control file. If the database must be taken back in time then a restore and an incomplete recovery must be performed.

ORA-38728: Cannot FLASHBACK DATABASE to the future.
Cause: An SCN or time stamp provided in a FLASHBACK DATABASE command was in the future.
Action: Supply a proper SCN or time stamp and retry the command.
ORA-38729: Not enough flashback database log data to do FLASHBACK.
Cause: There was not enough flashback database log data to do the FLASHBACK DATABASE.
Action: If the database must be taken back in time then a restore and incomplete recovery must be performed.
ORA-38730: Invalid SCN/TIMESTAMP expression.
Cause: The expression supplied in a FLASHBACK DATABASE command was invalid.
Action: Retry the command using a valid number or time stamp expression.

ORA-38731: Expected version string does not match string in log header.
Cause: The version of the flashback database log file header was corrupt.
Action: If you are doing a FLASHBACK DATABASE, then the flashback cannot be performed because of the corrupted log. A restore and an incomplete recovery must be performed instead.
ORA-38732: Expected file size string does not match string.
Cause: The file size indicated in the control file did not match the file size contained in the flashback log file header. The flashback database log file was corrupt.
Action: If you are doing a FLASHBACK DATABASE, then the flashback cannot be performed because of the corrupted log. A restore and an incomplete recovery must be performed instead.
ORA-38733: Physical size string less than needed string.
Cause: A flashback database log file shrank in size. This was likely to have been caused by operator or operating system error.
Action: If you are doing a FLASHBACK DATABASE, then the flashback cannot be performed because of the corrupted log. A restore and an incomplete recovery must be performed instead.
ORA-38734: Flashback log is inconsistent; belongs to another database.
Cause: The database ID in the flashback database log file did not match the database ID in the control file.
Action: If you are doing a FLASHBACK DATABASE, then the flashback cannot be performed because of the corrupted log. A restore and an incomplete recovery must be performed instead.

Above are list of Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-38725 to ORA-38734 received while performing certain operation against Oracle Database or related products.

What are atOracle Database Error Messages?

Oracle Error Messages may be returned while using products which are part of Oracle Database. Each Oracle Dabase 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.

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