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ORA-16086: Redo Data Cannot Be Written To The Standby Redo Log (Doc ID 2281449.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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NOTE: In the images and/or the document content below, the user information and environment data used represents
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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Primary:
DB Unique Name: PRIMARY  -  Net Connection Alias: PRIMARY


Standby:
DB Unique Name: STDBY
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In primary database

SQL> SELECT RECOVERY_MODE database_mode, type, status FROM V$ARCHIVE_DEST_STATUS WHERE DEST_ID=2;

DATABASE_MODE TYPE STATUS
----------------------- ---------------- ---------
IDLE UNKNOWN ERROR

SQL> SELECT status, error FROM V$ARCHIVE_DEST_STATUS WHERE STATUS <> 'DEFERRED' AND STATUS <> 'INACTIVE' and DEST_ID=2;

STATUS ERROR
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ERROR ORA-16086: Redo data cannot be written to the standby redo log

Changes

Primary  database was restarted

Cause

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Cause
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