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Managed Recovery Failing with ORA-16157 (Doc ID 834834.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
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This problem can occur on any platform.


Managed recovery failing with ORA-16157

alert.log of standby shows:
Thu Apr 16 17:35:56 2009
alter database recover managed standby database disconnect from session
Thu Apr 16 17:35:56 2009
Attempt to start background Managed Standby Recovery process (UPDATE1)
MRP0 started with pid=20, OS id=22960
Thu Apr 16 17:35:57 2009
MRP0: Background Managed Standby Recovery process started (UPDATE1)
Managed Standby Recovery not using Real Time Apply
MRP0: Background Media Recovery terminated with error 16157
Thu Apr 16 17:36:02 2009
Errors in file /<path>/bdump/<SID>_mrp0_22960.trc:
ORA-16157: media recovery not allowed following successful FINISH recovery


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