Re: Backups failing after Data Guard configuration

From: Subodh Deshpande <>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 05:36:37 +0300
Message-ID: <>

check whether this can be of use..


On 15 April 2011 23:01, Sandra Becker <> wrote:

> Platform: IBM zSeries
> OS: Suse10
> DB: EE (planning to go to 11g in 4-6 months)
> Three weeks ago I created a standby database using RMAN and setting
> everything up manually. Had problems using EM so had to resort to the
> manual method when Oracle support was unable to find an EM solution. All
> went well, logs were shipping and applying when I turned on log apply at
> night, backups were performing as they always had and life was good. I then
> configured the standby in EM and set up the Data Guard configuration with
> the primary/standby. Now when I turn on log apply the backups fail with
> RMAN-20011. I have researched the error and tried to unregister/re-register
> the database to no avail. Restoring isn't an option either for this 24x7
> OLTP. I have a ticket open with Oracle support but it's been 8 hours and
> they have yet to even notify me that someone is working on it--it's a Sev 2
> right now. I did turn off log apply at 6:30am and at 7:30am an archive
> backup kicked off and ran successfully. I find this behavior frustrating
> and confusing.
> I have to turn off log apply during core business hours due to the
> excessive paging on the zSeries but it seems to me that the backups should
> work whether log apply is on or not. Has anyone ever seen this behavior?
> I'm sure I did something wrong in my configuration but I can't seem to find
> it. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
> --
> Sandy
> Transzap, Inc.


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