Streams Capture Process Starts at an Old Archive Log

(Doc ID 351383.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2017

Applies to:

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


Applies to

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2 to
This problem can occur on any platform.

After a database restart, the capture process starts at the log that is 2 logminer checkpoints BEFORE the last acknowledged scn of all targets of the source capture process. This acknowledged
scn is visible as the applied_scn in the DBA_CAPTURE view.

NOTE: REQUIRED_CHECKPOINT_SCN is the column in dba_capture that indicates
the SCN at which capture restarts. It is equivalent to the 2 logminer
checkpoints before the acknowledged applied message. Please refer to this
column explicitly. It is available with and above.



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