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Snapshot Standby database reports ORA-16541 when converting back to Physical Standby (Doc ID 1969548.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


 When converting a Snapshot Standby database back to Physical Standby, the following errors are reported:
     ORA-16541: database is not enabled



Configuration - trazap_tasadg

 Protection Mode: MaxPerformance
   TRAZAP   - Primary database
   trazadg  - Physical standby database
   trazadgp - Snapshot standby database                          >> snapshot db

Fast-Start Failover: DISABLED

Configuration Status:

DGMGRL> Converting database "trazadgp" to a Physical Standby database, please wait...
Operation requires shutdown of instance "TRAZADGP" on database "trazadgp"
Shutting down instance "TRAZADGP"...
Database closed.
Database dismounted.
ORACLE instance shut down.
Operation requires startup of instance "TRAZADGP" on database "trazadgp"
Starting instance "TRAZADGP"...
ORACLE instance started.
Database mounted.
Continuing to convert database "trazadgp" ...
Error: ORA-16541: database is not enabled

Failed to convert database "trazadgp"


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