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Data Guard Wizard: Create Standby Failed Ora-279 (Doc ID 381536.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 27-Sep-2012***

Symptoms

Creating standby database using Grid Control Data Guard Manager fails with ORA-279 at 

"ALTER DATABASE RECOVER AUTOMATIC STANDBY DATABASE UNTIL CHANGE xxxx"
then ORA-1547 and ORA-16004.

If you run same recovery manually, it works withouth the error.
But the Data Guard Manager shows status as "UNKNOWN".


ALERT LOG
-----------
Mon Jul 24 18:17:08 2006
ALTER DATABASE RECOVER AUTOMATIC STANDBY DATABASE UNTIL CHANGE 1258280
Media Recovery Start
Managed Standby Recovery not using Real Time Apply
parallel recovery started with 3 processes
Mon Jul 24 18:17:09 2006
Media Recovery Log D:\<PATH>\ARCHIVELOG\20xx_07_2x\<FILE_NAME>.ARC
Errors with log D:\<PATH>\ARCHIVELOG\20xx_07_2x\<FILE_NAME>.ARC
ORA-279 signalled during: ALTER DATABASE RECOVER AUTOMATIC STANDBY DATABASE UNT
IL CHANGE 1258280...
Mon Jul 24 18:17:09 2006
ALTER DATABASE RECOVER CANCEL
Signalling error 1152 for datafile 1!
ORA-1547 signalled during: ALTER DATABASE RECOVER CANCEL...
Mon Jul 24 18:17:09 2006
ALTER DATABASE OPEN READ ONLY
Signalling error 1152 for datafile 1!
ORA-16004 signalled during: ALTER DATABASE OPEN READ ONLY...

Cause

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