Re: Recreate standby controlfile for DB that uses OMF and ASM

From: Don Seiler <>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 16:54:21 -0500
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Just want to chime in that Note 734862.1 saved me a lot of time and trouble today! So glad I wasn't the first to have this problem.


On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Yong Huang <> wrote:
> Fairlie is absolutely correct! I opened an SR. The analyst told me to
> follow Note:734862.1 (Step By Step Guide On How To Recreate Standby
> Control File When Datafiles Are On ASM And Using Oracle Managed
> Files). It's easier done than said.
> Basically, after I restore the newly created standby controlfile, I
> need to
> catalog start with '[first part of the ASM OMF path on standby]';
> switch database to copy;
> I guess the key to understanding this is that the datafiles on the
> standby are treated as datafile image copies. In this context, they
> are, because they were created as such by the duplicate command
> when the standby was initially created. Once they're catalog'ed, the
> switch command magically matches each old name with a new name.
> All is well now. Thanks.
> Yong Huang

Don Seiler
Received on Thu May 20 2010 - 16:54:21 CDT

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