Switchover '<>' Verify Failing with ORA-16466 (Doc ID 1579329.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Switchover Pre-check Failed with, ORA-16466

 SQL>  alter database switchover to chicago verify;
 alter database switchover to chicago verify
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-16466: invalid switchover target

 

-----Primary Alert log----------

alter database switchover to chicago verify
ORA-16466 signalled during: alter database switchover to chicago verify...



Cause

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