Using redo_transport_user DGMGRL Switchover Command Fails With ORA-1033 AND ORA-1219
Last updated on MAY 22, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Using redo_transport_user for redo transport connections.
Switchover via DataGuard Broker in a multi-tenant Active DataGuard environment when REDO_TRANSPORT_USER is set to a user defined user, fails with ORA-01219
using password file authentication. Although the roles are switched the former primary database, now the standby, is left mounted showing errors in alert and drc logs which looks like a password file problem ORA-1033.
Data Guard broker shows ORA-16665: timeout waiting for the result from a database
Notifying Oracle Clusterware to prepare primary database for switchover
Failed to connect to remote database TEST_B. Error is ORA-01033
Failed to send message to site TEST_B. Error code is ORA-01033.
Switchover Aborted due to errors
Site named: TEST_A is still primary
error = ORA-01033
DGMGRL> switchover to 'TEST_B';
Performing switchover NOW, please wait...
Operation requires a connection to instance "TEST2" on database "TEST_B"
Connecting to instance "TEST2"...
Connected as SYSDG.
Error: ORA-16665: timeout waiting for the result from a database
Unable to switchover, primary database is still "TEST_A"
Configured redo_transport_user for Data Guard
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