We took a cold backup last week. Then we have archive log backup. Unfortunately due to media failure my redo log files are corrupted. I have no backup control file. How can I recover the database?
1. STARTUP MOUNT
2. RECOVER DATABASE UNTIL CANCEL
3. CANCEL (cancel right away)
4. ALTER DATABASE OPEN RESETLOGS;
5. SHUTDOWN IMMEDIATE
6. Perform a cold backup of your database.
Once the database is open with RESETLOGS, it is always a very good idea to shutdown the database and perform a good backup of your database.
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