Re: Switchover possible without network connectivity?

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 16:11:16 -0700
Message-ID: <> wrote:
> Let's say the network between my (physical) primary and standby
> databases fails. Can I perform a switchover if I shuttle the archived
> redo logs from site to site by some other means? Here's how I see it:
> Switch primary to standby.
> Move missing archived redo logs from primary to standby.
> Apply archived redo logs to standby.
> Switch standby to primary.
> Will this work? I'm running 9i on AIX 5.2
> Best,
> Myles

Switchover and failover are very different things. If users can still connect to your primary leave it alone. If they can not you are in a failover scenario.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Fri Apr 25 2008 - 18:11:16 CDT

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