ORA-16000: database open for read-only access

Cause : The database has been opened for read-only access. Attempts to modify the database using inappropriate DML or DDL statements generate this error.

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

In order to modify the database, it must first be shut down and re-opened for read-write access.

update : 27-06-2017
ORA-16000

ORA-16000 - database open for read-only access
ORA-16000 - database open for read-only access

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