ORA-01589: must use RESETLOGS or NORESETLOGS option for database open

Cause:

During an incomplete recovery of the database, database cannot be opened without resetlogs because of consistency issues

RMAN> alter database open;

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of sql statement command at 07/28/2021 23:55:15
ORA-01589: must use RESETLOGS or NORESETLOGS option for database open

Workaround:

Try opening the database with resetlogs

RMAN> alter database open resetlogs;

Statement processed

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