ORA-16191 ORA-01017 and ORA-16000 shipping the logs to Standby database (Doc ID 2129339.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Primary database errors out when shipping the archived logs to the Physical Standby:

   PING[ARC2]: Heartbeat failed to connect to standby 'test_dg'. Error is 16191.

 

Alert log shows:

Error 1017 received logging on to the standby

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Check that the primary and standby are using a password file
and remote_login_passwordfile is set to SHARED or EXCLUSIVE,
and that the SYS password is same in the password files.
returning error ORA-16191
------------------------------------------------------------
PING[ARC2]: Heartbeat failed to connect to standby 'test_dg'.

 

After tracing is enabled, trace log shows ORA-16000:

OCISessionBegin failed -1
.. Detailed OCI error val is 604 and errmsg is 'ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-16000: database open for read-only access
ORA-06512: at line 5
ORA-16000: database open for read-only access

 

 

 

Cause

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