Ora-16146: Standby Destination Control File Enqueue Unavailable (Doc ID 1181717.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 10.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This affects a primary database with physical or logical standby database.

***Checked for relevance on 13-Jul-2015***


Symptoms


There is a Primary Database with a Physical Standby Database.
The ORA-16146 error happened on the Primary Database.

Tue Aug 17 11:14:20 2010
Thread 1 advanced to log sequence 52410 (LGWR switch)
Current log# 6 seq# 52410 mem# 0: /orap/04/oradata/gfprod/redo06a.log
Current log# 6 seq# 52410 mem# 1: /orap/05/oradata/gfprod/redo06b.log
Tue Aug 17 11:15:02 2010
ARC8: Standby redo logfile selected for thread 1 sequence 52409 for destination LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_2
Tue Aug 17 11:17:16 2010
Thread 1 advanced to log sequence 52411 (LGWR switch)
Current log# 5 seq# 52411 mem# 0: /orap/04/oradata/gfprod/redo05a.log
Current log# 5 seq# 52411 mem# 1: /orap/05/oradata/gfprod/redo05b.log
Tue Aug 17 11:20:26 2010
Errors in file /orap/01/app/oracle/admin/gfprod/bdump/gfprod_arc4_1036.trc:
ORA-16146: standby destination control file enqueue unavailable
Tue Aug 17 11:20:35 2010
Thread 1 advanced to log sequence 52412 (LGWR switch)
Current log# 1 seq# 52412 mem# 0: /orap/04/oradata/gfprod/redo01a.log
Current log# 1 seq# 52412 mem# 1: /orap/05/oradata/gfprod/redo01b.log
Tue Aug 17 11:20:36 2010
ARC1: Standby redo logfile selected for thread 1 sequence 52410 for destination LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_2
Tue Aug 17 11:23:35 2010
Errors in file /orap/01/app/oracle/admin/gfprod/bdump/gfprod_arc4_1036.trc:
ORA-16146: standby destination control file enqueue unavailable

 

Cause

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