My Oracle Support Banner

ORA-16012: database identifier mismatch reported on Primary & "Using STANDBY_ARCHIVE_DEST parameter default value as USE_DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST" is logged in the standby alert log (Doc ID 2040975.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An 11.2.0.1 primary database reports "ORA-16012: database identifier mismatch" when attempting to send redo data to the physical standby database.

 

THREAD# DEST_ID STATUS ERROR    FAIL_SEQUENCE
1                       1        VALID                            0
1                       2        ERROR       ORA-16012: database identifier mismatch 0
2                       1        VALID                            0
2                       2        DISABLED ORA-16012: database identifier mismatch 0

 

 Following is logged repeatedly in the standby alert log:

Fri Jul 31 02:12:34 2015
Using STANDBY_ARCHIVE_DEST parameter default value as USE_DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST
Using STANDBY_ARCHIVE_DEST parameter default value as USE_DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST
Fri Jul 31 02:13:34 2015

 

Changes

 log_Archive_dest_1 was mistakenly unset. Cause unknown.

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
References


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.