ORA-1017 during switchover from data guard broker for RAC database
(Doc ID 2115559.1)
Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 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 Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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fictitious data from the Oracle sample schema(s), Public Documentation delivered with an Oracle database product or
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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:
DB Name: STGAU02 - DB Unique Name: STGAU02 - Instance Names: STGAU021
Hosts: exa505,exa506, DB Unique Name: STGAU02S, Instance Names: STGAU021
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"...
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"
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