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ORA-15554: Cannot Start Workload Replay Client Because The Database Server Is Not In PREPARE Mode (Doc ID 2544987.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 12, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RAT Replay failing with following message:

BEGIN DBMS_WORKLOAD_REPLAY.PREPARE_REPLAY(SYNCHRONIZATION => 'OFF'); END;


*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-20223: Invalid input. Database already in PREPARE mode.
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_WORKLOAD_REPLAY", line 5067
ORA-06512: at line 1

 

From WRC log message:


wrc_main_xxxx.trc) ORA-15554: cannot start workload replay client because the database server is not in PREPARE mode
Workload Replay Client: Release 12.1.0.2.0 - Production on Wed May 8 05:13:51 2019
Copyright (c) 1982, 2014, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
(wrc_main_130738.trc) ORA-15554: cannot start workload replay client because the database server is not in PREPARE mode

 

However while checking, replay is in prepare mode :

 

SQL> select id, name, status from dba_workload_replays where id = (select max(id) from dba_workload_replays);

  ID NAME STATUS
---------- ------------------------- ----------------------------------------
  4 REPLAY_NEW PREPARE

 

Changes

Trying to run replay with application user instead of system.

Cause

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