FIRST_SCN Is Not Moving Forward Due To A Lost Distributed Transaction (Doc ID 758876.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 10g to 11g

Symptoms

On a streams replication environment, first_scn or required_checkpoint_scn are not moving forward and therefore the archive files could not be cleanup.

Despite of this, replication is occurring successfully and changes are being applied.

Cause

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