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Dblink on Physical standby - ORA-16000 (Doc ID 1296288.1)

Last updated on MAY 28, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Steps to access data via dblink on physical standby in dataguard environment.

From 11g MRP will run when physical standby in opened in read only. We the problem will come when we access the data via dblink. The below note will give the solution to overcome the issue.

NOTE : For 10g standby open the database in read only first to use dblink.

SQL> select * from <table>@link_<DBLINK_NAME>;
select * from <table>@link_<DBLINK_NAME>
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-16000: database open for read-only access


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