ORA-00308: cannot open archived log 'string'

Cause : The system cannot access a required archived redo log file.

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

Check that the off line log exists, the storage device is online, and the archived file is in the correct location. Then attempt to continue recovery or restart the recovery session.

update : 26-06-2017

ORA-00308 - cannot open archived log 'string'
ORA-00308 - cannot open archived log 'string'

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