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Broker logs report ORA-16501 and Broker commands report ORA-16664 in 12c (Doc ID 2212968.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In 12.1.0.2, Broker commands are failing with the Error ORA-16664.

Broker logs reports the below Errors:


Primary Broker logs:
NSV1: Unable to obtain a connect descriptor to member <standby db_unique_name>, ORA-16501)
NSV1: Failed to connect to member <standby db_unique_name>
NSV1: Failed to send message to site <standby db_unique_name>. Error code is ORA-16501.
DMON: Database <standby db_unique_name> returned ORA-16501

Standby Broker logs:
NSV0: Unable to obtain a connect descriptor to member <Primary db_unique_name>, ORA-16501)
NSV0: Failed to connect to member <Primary db_unique_name>
NSV0: Failed to send message to site <Primary db_unique_name>. Error code is ORA-16501.
DMON: Database <Primary db_unique_name> returned ORA-16501

 

SQLPLUS connectivity from Primary to Standby and Standby to Primary using the 'DGConnectIdentifier' does Not report Any Errors

Cause

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