Re: Taking Backup from standby database

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:37:41 -0500
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On 12/02/2016 07:31 PM, Vadim Keylis wrote:
> I did. Here is there error I am getting when taking backup on standby
> database:
> Starting backup at 02-DEC-16
> RMAN-06820: WARNING: failed to archive current log at primary database
> ORACLE error from target database:
> ORA-17629: Cannot connect to the remote database server
> ORA-17627: ORA-00942: table or view does not exist

Ah, your standby is not correctly configured. When you do "BACKUP ARCHIVELOG ALL", Oracle will contact the primary database and perform a log switch there. Try setting up DG Broker, it is an excellent tool for diagnosing problems with the standby DB.

Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA
Tel: (347) 321-1217

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