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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Switchover fails with below errors:

 

DGMGRL> switchover to vcasa;

Performing switchover NOW, please wait...
New primary database "vcasa" is opening...
Operation requires startup of instance "vcas1" on database "vcasb"
Starting instance "vcas1"...
Unable to connect to database
ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor

Failed.
Warning: You are no longer connected to ORACLE.

Please complete the following steps to finish switchover:
start up instance "vcas1" of database "vcasb"

 

Cause

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