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Step By Step Guide On How To Recreate Standby Control File When Datafiles Are On ASM And Using Oracle Managed Files (Doc ID 734862.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 19]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


NOTE: In the images and/or the document content below, the user information and environment data used represents fictitious data from the Oracle sample schema(s), Public Documentation delivered with an Oracle database product or other training material. Any similarity to actual environments, actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Primary Database:

Standby Database:

Disk Group Names: +DATA1,+FRA


Step by step guide on how to recreate standby control file when datafiles are on ASM and using Oracle Managed Files  (OMF)

Please Note: If your Standby database role at the time of creating the new controlfile is "SNAPSHOT STANDBY" do NOT follow this process as you will destroy your standby databases ability to revert from a snapshot standby back to a physical standby.


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