ACTIVE DATAGUARD (ADG) NOT POSSIBLE WITH COMPATIBLE < 11.1.0.0.0

(Doc ID 1363396.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.3 - Release: 11.1 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to start managed recovery on a read-only database causes the database to close before recovery is started:


Completed: alter database open read only
alter database recover managed standby database using current logfile disconnect from session
CLOSE: killing server sessions.
CLOSE: all sessions shutdown successfully.
SMON: disabling cache recovery
Attempt to start background Managed Standby Recovery process (strr)
Mon Sep 26 17:23:34 2011
MRP0 started with pid=21, OS id=1548330
MRP0: Background Managed Standby Recovery process started (strr)


Changes

Although the software release supports Active Dataguard, the compatible parameter (on the standby) is set to less than 11.1.0.0.0.

Cause

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