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ORA-16401 and ORA-16055 reported in primary alert.log when redolog switch is over frequently (Doc ID 1243177.1)

Last updated on JULY 15, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


- ORA-16401 and ORA-16055 Error reported sometimes at Primary ALERT.LOG:

ARC3: Archive log rejected (thread 1 sequence 136480) at host '(DESCRIPTION=  (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=XXX.XXX.X.XX)(PORT=1530))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=<service_name>)(SERVER=DEDICATED)))'
Errors in file /<path>/trace/<db_name>_arc3_7445.trc:
ORA-16401: archivelog rejected by RFS
FAL[server, ARC3]: FAL archive failed, see trace file.
Errors in file /<path>/trace/<db_name>_arc3_7445.trc:
ORA-16055: FAL request rejected
ARCH: FAL archive failed. Archiver continuing
ORACLE Instance dbinfo - Archival Error. Archiver continuing.

- RedoLog switch happens very frequently before the above Error reported
- The requested ArchiveLog by FAL requests the current Log Sequence or the Sequence currently being archived


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