ORA-1017 during switchover from data guard broker for RAC database (Doc ID 2115559.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Getting ORA-1017 during switchover from dataguard broker for RAC database

DGMGRL> SWITCHOVER TO 'STGAU02S';
Performing switchover NOW, please wait...
Operation requires a connection to instance "STGAU02S" on database "STGAU02S"
Connecting to instance "STGAU02S"...
Connected.
New primary database "STGAU02S" is opening...
Operation requires startup of instance "STGAU021" on database "STGAU02"
Starting instance "STGAU021"...
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
Warning: You are no longer connected to ORACLE.
Please complete the following steps to finish switchover:
start up and mount instance "STGAU021" of database "STGAU02"
DGMGRL>

Changes

New configuration

Cause

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