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

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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
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by:Richard Olutola
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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.

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by:MikeOM_DBA
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Try:

ALTER SYSTEM ARCHIVE LOG CURRENT;

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by:cdion
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When I tried that it says "no such log"
ORA-01514: error in log specification: no such log
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That worked! thanks!!
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It's funny what Google can accomplish.

Glad I could help!

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