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After Switchover New Primary is Not able to Send Archivelogs to New Standby on ASM With ORA-00270: error creating archive log (Doc ID 2899284.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


Primary and Standby Configuration on ASM with different AU Size.

Primary database has Archive/Redo disk group created With AU size 4096
Standby database has Archive/Redo disk group created With AU size 512.
ORL (Online redo log) and SRL (Standby redo log) get created with the same blocksize as AU.

Replication from 4096 sector size to standby 512 sector size goes fine.

After switchover, the log shipping from New Primary(ASM Disk Group with AU 512) to New Standby(ASM Disk Group with AU 4096) Fails with error - Ora-270 create archivelog error

ORA-00270: error creating archive log
Sun Sep 21 09:13:35 2022
ARC0: FAL archive failed with error 270. See trace for detail

00270, 00000, "error creating archive log %s"
// *Cause: An error was encountered when either creating or opening
// the destination file for archiving.
// *Action: Check that the archive destination is valid and that there
// is sufficient space on the destination device.



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