How to recover an Oracle8i database when the redo log files are completely lost?

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Use the following commands:

STARTUP MOUNT
ALTER DATABASE OPEN RESETLOGS;
SHUTDOWN IMMEDIATE
The OPEN RESETLOGS will re-create the missing online redo logs. After the database is shut down, take a backup of the database.

This was first published in July 2006

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