12c Data Guard Switchover - Broker does not restart the instance if not registered with Oracle Restart

(Doc ID 1969600.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2015

Applies to:

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


If the Primary and/or Standby databases are not registered with CRS, the Broker fails to restart the instance(s).



Starting with 12.1, Oracle implemented an enhanced API that allows the Broker to use the Clusterware to restart the instance after a switchover.


DGMGRL> switchover to dg12c_test1
Performing switchover NOW, please wait...
New primary database "dg12c_test1" is opening...
Oracle Clusterware is restarting database "dg12c_test1" ...
Switchover succeeded, new primary is "dg12c_test1"


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