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looking to use DG Broker to create new standby database

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Hello,

I'm looking for a good document that can help me to create another standby database on a new server.

I'm running Oracle 11.2 EE on Solaris 10.

We already have one standby database, but now, I want to create another standby database on another server, which ultimately I will make primary and then replace and destroy our current primary/standby databases.

Also, just for the heck of it, I tried to look in our DB Console, and the "Add standby database" is grey'd out.
Is this because I am only using DB Console, and not Grid?
But if that were the case, why would the option even be in DB Console, or perhaps is there a lmiitation to the number of standby databases you can manage with DB Console?
  • 1. Re: looking to use DG Broker to create new standby database
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    1) Do not confuse Data Guard Broker and Enterprise Manager: DG Broker is mainly a background process (DMON) that can be controlled by EM or with DGMGRL on the command line
    2) Only the Grid Control flavor of EM can manage Data Guard Configurations - regardless of the number of Primary or Standby Databases
    3) DGMGRL cannot create a new Standby Database - Grid Control can

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    Uwe Hesse

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