I'm going to post this as a reminder to myself as much as anything else. A couple of times - most recently this week - I've had to apply patches for Oracle APEX into various databases that I work with and received the following error almost as soon as the apxpatch.sql script started to run: … Continue reading APEX Patches and NLS_LENGTH_SEMANTICS

ORA-38712: Corrupt flashback log record header

I ran into this error last week after we had an unexpected server crash. The only information I could find was the generic description in the Oracle documentation: Cause: A corrupt flashback database log record header was read. Either the record type or length were incorrect. More information was dumped to the trace file. Action: … Continue reading ORA-38712: Corrupt flashback log record header