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Alter Database Activate Standby Database failed with Ora-01196 (Doc ID 1150720.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 27-Sep-2012***
***Checked for relevance on 10-Dec-2015***

Purpose

You would like to activate your Physical Standby Database and open it in read/write Mode and you don't care about whether the Standby is in-sync with your Primary before activation.

If you would like your Standby Database is in-sync with your Primary Database before activation, please don't follow the Steps in this Document. Please perform the Failover Steps in the Document below instead.

Oracle - Data Guard Concepts and Administration

Role Transitions

Failovers Involving a Physical Standby Database

Troubleshooting Steps

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