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LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_STATE_N is Changed DEFER to ENABLE DURING Failover on Data Guard (Doc ID 2397117.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2020

Applies to:

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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Even if log_archive_dest_state_n is set as "DEFER", it is changed to "ENABLE" during failover on Standby Database of Data Guard.
Due to this behavior, log transportation is started after open new Primary Database and log transportation fails if target Standby Database is not mounted.

Changes

log_archive_dest_state_n=defer is set on Standby Database, and failover is started. 

Cause

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