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Switchover fails with error 1275 on standby (Doc ID 2177116.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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switchover  through dataguard broker  failing with error 1275 when standby is being converted to primary :

Alert log Primary:


Wed Jul 06 14:33:23 2016
SWITCHOVER ERROR: Switchover target couldn't convert to primary database due to ora-1275.
Check switchover target's alert log for detailed error.
ORA-16471 signalled during: ALTER DATABASE SWITCHOVER TO 'newdbstb'...
Wed Jul 06 14:33:42 2016
Clusterware restarting instance for Data Guard Broker operation; shutting down instance now


Alert log Standby :


Wed Jul 06 14:33:23 2016
Backup controlfile written to trace file/<path>/diag/rdbms/<db_name>/<oracle_sid>/trace/<oracle_sid>_rmi_<pid>.trc
SwitchOver after complete recovery through change 8472382
Online logfile pre-clearing operation disabled by switchover <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
SWITCHOVER: Error committing to switchover to primary. The error 1275 will be returned back to the primary database
SWITCHOVER: completed request from primary database.


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