Oracle Restart Attempts To Mount An Already Started Database After Switchover From Standby

(Doc ID 1663182.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 1. A successful Data Guard broker-managed switchover is accomplished.
 2. The former primary database, which is now the physical standby, is successfully shut down and restarted to a mount, per the alert.log.
 3. AFTER this database has already been mounted, Oracle Restart attempts to issue another startup mount command.  At exactly the same time, an ora-600 [ksfglt:no_proc] is produced.

Changes

 After a Data Guard broker-managed switchover the former primary database, which is now the physical standby, is successfully shut down and restarted to a mount. Oracle Restart however fires another startup mount of the already mounted database instance.

Cause

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