V$STREAMS_CAPTURE Reports : INITIALIZING / DICTIONARY INITIALIZATION After Archive Logs Relocated (Doc ID 406479.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 10.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The v$streams_capture state alternates between states :
INITIALIZING and DICTIONARY INITIALIZATION

There has been a d/b crash and one of the disks is damaged;
The archive logs on this disk are temporarily lost - <old_location>; 
These logs can be restored onto the system to a different location -
<new_location>.

Changing the log_archive_dest_1 parameter has no effect . All the required
archive log files are present on the filesystem, however the capture process
remains stuck .
v$streams_capure state alternates between states :
INITIALIZING and DICTIONARY INITIALIZATION

Cause

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