Apply Logical Standby Database failed with LOGMINER: Error 308 encountered, failed to read logfile

(Doc ID 1368946.1)

Last updated on APRIL 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Primary and Logical Standby database are at


1) When started logical apply on standby side, it says in the alert.log file that it is waiting for a log :

LOGMINER: Error 308 encountered, failed to read logfile /p3it1sbora/database/arch1/arch_P3IT1SB_1_26991_735324869.arc

 On primary Db side  :
*** 2011-10-09 07:51:17.760
Log read is SYNCHRONOUS though disk_asynch_io is enabled!

2) the archive logs from primary database are properly sent to standby location, but SQL APPLY doesn't apply anything and so it doesn't erase applied redo logs.


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