Error 1017 / ORA-16191 In Standby Alertlog (Doc ID 2225190.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

We see Error 1017 / Error 16191 in alertlog of primary:

In this case rmseprod is the FAL_SERVER and points to primary database. A manual sqlplus connection to primary is fine using: sqlplus sys/password@rmseprod as sysdba

Also, we verified that password file is copied from primary and it's checksum matches with the one on primary.

Cause

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