ORA-00362: member is required to form a valid logfile in group 1

I'm trying to drop a log file member in a group. It's a 3rd member and the group is not active. I keep receiving the following error:

ORA-00362: member is required to form a valid logfile in group 1
TIA
cdionAsked:
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Richard OlutolaConsultantCommented:
The solution for this is to drop the logfile (DROP LOGFILE;) and not just one member. If in archivelog mode then ensure you archive the log first.

R.
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MikeOM_DBACommented:

Try:

ALTER SYSTEM ARCHIVE LOG CURRENT;

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cdionAuthor Commented:
When I tried that it says "no such log"
ORA-01514: error in log specification: no such log
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cdionAuthor Commented:
That worked! thanks!!
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Michael WorshamInfrastructure / Solutions ArchitectCommented:
It's funny what Google can accomplish.

Glad I could help!

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