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ORA-01110 ORA-1122 ORA-01251 When Restoring With a Backup from a Standby DB (Doc ID 743101.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Jul-2014***


Symptoms

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

Primary Database: TESTDR
Standby Database: TSTD_STBY
Database Name: TSTD_TAG

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A newly added datafile 283 was added to the primary database and upon trying to restore the database  from a backup taken at the standby database, receiving these errors:

ORA-00283: recovery session canceled due to errors
ORA-01110: data file 283: '/<path>/df_0048_015'
ORA-01122: database file 283 failed verification check
ORA-01110: data file 283: '/<path>/df_0048_015'
ORA-01251: Unknown File Header Version read for file number 283

Changes

1. Added new df: file#=283 to primary db, testdr
2. Noticed file# 283 added to standby db tstd_stby
3. Ran backup against standby db tstd_stby using tag for standby db.
4. Get standby control file from primary db testdr.
5. Using control file from step 4 and mount a new db called tstd_tag on standby site
6. Ran restore from bkup of step 3 using tag for standby db to tstd_tag
7. step 6 restore success
8. run 'recover standby db' against tstd_tag, and get error:


SQL> recover standby database;
ORA-00283: recovery session canceled due to errors
ORA-01110: data file 283: '/<path>/df_0048_015'
ORA-01122: database file 283 failed verification check
ORA-01110: data file 283: '/<path>/df_0048_015'
ORA-01251: Unknown File Header Version read for file number 283
which indicate file# 283 has not been restored from standby db backup. How to resolve this problem?

Cause

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