ORA-00213: cannot reuse control file; old file size string, string required

Cause : To reuse a control file, it must be the same size as the one previously used.

Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts

Either do not specify REUSE, or specify a matching combination of MAXDATAFILES, MAXLOGFILES, MAXLOGMEMBERS, MAXLOGHISTORY, and MAXINSTANCES clauses in the CREATE DATABASE or CREATE CONTROLFILE statement.

update : 24-08-2017

ORA-00213 - cannot reuse control file; old file size string, string required
ORA-00213 - cannot reuse control file; old file size string, string required

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