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RAC DB Switchover using Broker failed with ORA-12514 (Doc ID 2098408.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Switchover fails with below errors:


DGMGRL> switchover to <standby dbuniquename>;

Performing switchover NOW, please wait...
New primary database "<standby dbuniquename>" is opening...
Operation requires startup of instance "<SID>" on database "<DB NAME>"
Starting instance "<SID>"...
Unable to connect to database
ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor

Warning: You are no longer connected to ORACLE.

Please complete the following steps to finish switchover:
start up instance "<SID>" of database "<DB NAME>"



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