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Managed recovery Failing with ORA-16157 after Finish Command was Executed by Mistake on Standby (Doc ID 2176929.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Goal of this Article is to assist customer when the above command was issued by mistake and they want the standby to be in sync with primary and receive and apply the new logs without having to recreate the standby database from fresh backup



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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Primary Database:ORCL



Restart of standby and restart of Managed recovery still gives the same issue.


 ALTER DATABASE RECOVER managed standby database finish


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