Unable To Drop And Recreate Standby Logfiles

(Doc ID 395146.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.7 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 05-FEB-2015***

Symptoms

SQL> alter database drop standby logfile group 1;
alter database drop standby logfile group 1
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01624: log 1 needed for crash recovery of thread 1
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '/oradata/fs32/redo0101'
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '/oradata/fs37/redo0102'

Cause

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