Primary Remote log shipping failing with ORA-16057 - Server not in Data Guard configuration

(Doc ID 1570928.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 ------------Primary Alert log-----------------
Thu Jul 11 16:28:16 2013
ALTER SYSTEM SET log_archive_dest_2='service=chicago async valid_for=(all_logfiles,primary_role) db_unique_name=chicago'

Thu Jul 11 16:28:17 2013
PING[ARC1]: Heartbeat failed to connect to standby 'chicago'. Error is 16057..'
Error 16057 for archive log file 1 to 'chicago'
Thu Jul 11 16:28:19 2013
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/boston/boston/trace/boston_tt01_6296.trc:
ORA-16057: server not in Data Guard configuration


SQL> col error for a30
SQL> select dest_id,error,status,log_sequence,applied_scn from v$archive_dest where dest_id=2;

   DEST_ID ERROR                          STATUS    LOG_SEQUENCE APPLIED_SCN
---------- ------------------------------ --------- ------------ -----------
         2 ORA-16057: server not in Data  ERROR               61           0
           Guard configuration


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