Immediately After Switchover, Recovery Is Asking For An Old Archive Log

(Doc ID 2360987.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 After a successful switchover, managed recovery process  asking for an old archive log that has since been deleted.

The last sequences applied are:

Thread Last Seq Received Last Seq Applied
1 4382 4354
2 3352 3332

but the MRP is trying to recover sequence 2883 of thread 2.

 

The SCN of the standby datafile headers has a significantly lower value that the current SCN of the standby database and it is between FIRST_CHANGE# and NEXT_CHANGE#-1 of the old archive.

Cause

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