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Causes and Solutions for DGMGRL ORA-16664 (Data Guard Broker) (Doc ID 2494260.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The Article explains the various causes and solution for ORA-16664.
ORA-16664 is a generic error. For ORA-16664 on DGMGRL prompt, check primary and standby DRC log. For ORA-16664, generic error recorded in primary DRC log but check the standby DRC log to know the accompanying error. The ORA-16664 happen for many reason. Article collate most of the causes and solution.

Goal

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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Database Names: MYDB_021,CHICACO,HRPROD
Standby Db Unique Name: BOSTON
Host Name:  NORTH_SALES
Instance Name: north_sales1

The Article explains the various causes and solution for ORA-16664.
ORA-16664 (ORA-16664: unable to receive the result from a database) is a generic error. For ORA-16664 on DGMGRL prompt, check primary and standby DRC log. For ORA-16664, generic error recorded in primary DRC log but check the standby DRC log to know the accompanying error. The ORA-16664 happen for many reason. Article collate most of the causes and solution.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 I. ORA-16664 with ORA-12514
 II. ORA-16664 along with ORA-00604
 III. ORA-16664 with ORA-01031 passwordfile issue
 IV. ORA-16664 and ORA-16501

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