V$ARCHIVE_GAP doesn't show a existing GAP
(Doc ID 974730.1)
Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 22.214.171.124 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-Aug-2014***
After "ALTER DATABASE OPEN RESETLOGS" queries on V$ARCHIVE_GAP doesn't return
SQL> select * from v$archive_gap;
returns no rows selected
even when GAPs are actually there.
This can happen when the standby database has different incarnations.
Database creates a new incarnation whenever a database is opened with the RESETLOGS option (eg. flashback, failover).
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