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* Recovery Thread Mismatch ora-279 ora-280 (Doc ID 757994.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following Error Messages are seen on a Physical Standby Database when Manual Recovery is attempted and even when you cancel and try to restart Managed Recovery:

SQL> recover standby database;
ORA-00279: change 193486616 generated at 11/12/2008 21:10:35 needed for thread 37513
ORA-00289: suggestion : /opt/oracle/oradata/PATH/archives/FILE_NAME.ARC
ORA-00280: change 193486616 for thread 37513 is in sequence #31360

When verified the thread number is 1 usually but wondering where this 37513 thread has come and
how to fix this. Where does this erroneous thread come from?


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 This is really unusual to see such out of order thread number. The issue is with the standby control file corruption giving out an erroneous value for the thread. So recreate the standby control file to fix this error. You can follow

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