ORA-01166: file number string is larger than string (string)

Cause : File mentioned in CREATE CONTROLFILE has a file number which is larger than that specified for MAXDATAFILES or MAXLOGFILES.

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

Increase the maximum specified on the command line.

update : 25-09-2017
ORA-01166

ORA-01166 - file number string is larger than string (string)
ORA-01166 - file number string is larger than string (string)

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