Archive Log Creation Fails With Errors ORA-16014, ORA-00312
Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***
When attempting to run "alter system switch logfile;", the session hangs and following errors are reported in the alert log and trace file:
Alert log :
ARC1: Failed to archive log 3 thread 3 sequence 122674
Sun Oct 30 03:01:55 2011
Errors in file /apps/oracle/9.2.0/admin/cwld/bdump/cwld_arc1_889040.trc:
ORA-16014: log 3 sequence# 122674 not archived, no available destinations
ORA-00312: online log 3 thread 3: '/data/oradata/cwld/redo3.log'
Trace file :
Encountered disk I/O error 19502
*** 2011-10-30 03:01:59.960 51426 kcrr.c
ARC0: I/O error 19502 archiving log 3 to '/data3/oradata/cwld/archive/arch_1_122674.arc'
In our example, the database was moved (to new SAN).
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