damorgan wrote:The actual error messages are in the subject line of my post.
It would be very helpful if we could see the actual error messages rather than your interpretation of them.
damorgan wrote:Link to the Oracle whitepaper I used for this installation: http://www.oracle.com/us/solutions/sap/wp-ora4sap-dataguard11g-303811.pdf
Following the written docs for a Data Guard physical standby you would not have had a gap requiring manual intervention.
mseberg wrote:Unfortunately, this was a production system and I had a limited amount of time to initiate the data guard system. The system copy process takes a long time because the source is so large, and I wouldn't have been able to fit it into my window.
Your best option is to cut your loses and redo the Standby. Nobody in your shoes wants to hear that, but there it is.