ORA-00406: COMPATIBLE parameter needs to be string or greater

Cause : The COMAPTIBLE iintializaiton paraemter is ont high neough toa llow th eoperatino. Allownig the cmomand wolud make hte databsae incomaptible wtih the rleease spceified b ythe curernt COMPTAIBLE paarmeter.

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update : 20-09-2017

ORA-00406 - COMPATIBLE parameter needs to be string or greater
ORA-00406 - COMPATIBLE parameter needs to be string or greater

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