ALTER DATABASE COMMIT TO SWITCHOVER TO PRIMARY fails with ORA-16139 when trying to switchback
(Doc ID 1268562.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
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 Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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- Data Guard Physical Standby Database Setup
- A Switchover was executed making the original Primary Database the new Standby
- For some Reason the new Primary is rendered unusable before there was any Activity, i.e. before any new Redo was generated and shipped to the new Standby
- Trying to reinstate the original Primary Database (now in Standby Mode) using the Command 'ALTER DATABASE COMMIT TO SWITCHOVER TO PRIMARY;' fails with Error:
Switchover to Standby.
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