- 17.9K All Categories
- 3.4K Industry Applications
- 3.4K Intelligent Advisor
- 75 Insurance
- 537.7K On-Premises Infrastructure
- 138.7K Analytics Software
- 38.6K Application Development Software
- 6.1K Cloud Platform
- 109.6K Database Software
- 17.6K Enterprise Manager
- 8.8K Hardware
- 71.3K Infrastructure Software
- 105.4K Integration
- 41.6K Security Software
Broker(dgmgrl) convert snapshot standby in RAC - Failed to convert database
I have a 19c Physical Standby DB (let us call it StdDB) in a RAC (19C) with two instances.
What I usually do to export data with PITR on standby with EXPDP, is to stop REDO (apply-of) im Broker(DGMGRL) and then I do FLASHBACK to an early point in time. This works fine.
Then I want to convert to SNAPSHOT Standby (to be able to perform EXPDP since the DB is then OPEN) but in the process I get the error:
DGMGRL> convert database 'STDBY_DR' to snapshot standby;
Failed to convert database "STDBY_DR"
Then I get in Broker: Warning: ORA-16782: instance not open for read and write access
Also I can confirm in Alert.log ORA-00600 later on , after these steps are over:
CONVERT TO SNAPSHOT STANDBY: Complete - Database mounted as snapshot standby
ALTER DATABASE OPEN
Then I check, there are TWO instances in RAC. The "apply" instance number 2 is opened in READ/WRITE mode but the instasnce number 1 is still in MOUNT mode.
When I login with SQLPLUS / as sysdba on the Instance 1 DB Node, I do ALTER DATABASE OPEN, and then after a white the ERROR in DGMGRL DISAPPEARS (ORA-16782) and I see succes.
Ist this normal behaviour for DG not to be able to OPEN both Dataguard instances while converting to Snapshot standby? I guess I could of perform EXPDP on the other instance 2 (which were in OPEN mode) , but I just want to narrow down, if this is an issue to look into, or normal behaviour.
When I take a loot at the documentation, I see that it should say CONVERTED succesfully, but it does not in my case (worked before).
Thanks in advance.