Failure To Convert To Physical Standby (Doc ID 2085432.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2015

Applies to:

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


 Standby database was converted to Snapshot database for testing using  11g Using Snapshot Standby Database. <Document 443720.1>

 Rman backup validate check logical database was run on the database after converting it to Snapshot database which populated v$database_block_corruption

 Converting the standby database back to Physical standby failed with Below error


RMAN> sql 'alter database convert to physical standby';
sql statement : alter databaes convert to physical standby
RMAN-03009: failure of sql command on default channel at 10/27/2015 17:37:29
RMAN-11003: failure during parse/execution of SQL statement: alter database convert to physical standby
ORA-38769: FLASHBACK DATABASE failed after modifying data.
ORA-38746: error occured while restoring data block (file# 12, block# 274273676)
ORA-10564: tablespace AA_BBBB
ORA-01110: data file 12: '+DATA/xxxx/datafile/'
ORA-10561: block type 'TRANSACTION MANAGED INDEX BLOCK', data object# 913146
ORA-38747: corrupt before image (file# 12, block# 274273676)


Select database_role from v$database shows


Indicating the convert to physical standby was not successful.


 Corruption in the Datafile block and flashback log after the database was converted to Snapshot standby


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