Bulid Logical Database

I Post Earlier What is the Different Between Logical Database and Standby Database , Both Are Type For Data Guard .

Today i will take about how to configure Logical Database , to do this you must first create Physical Standby Which i mention it before , And you can Follow the link .

These steps for 10g,  Now After create physical Standby Database , And Make sure its working Without any problem , You Have to follow the below steps to Create Oracle Logical Standby.

Steps to convert Standby Database to Logical Standby Database :

Step #1 : 

in this step logminer Dictionary Must be Built into redo data. ( Build LogMiner Tables for Dictionary)

On Primary

SQL> begin
  2  dbms_logstdby.build;
  3  end ;
  4  /


 SQL> execute dbms_logstdby.build;

Step #2:

Now we have stop Managed recovery between primary and standby :

On Standby :

SQL> alter database recover managed standby database cancel ;

Database altered.

Step #3 :

Convert Physical Standby to Logical Standby .

On Standby :

SQL> alter database recover to logical standby stdby ;

Database altered.

Notices : If this command hang and take to much Time then Back to step #1 and did it again .

Step #4:

On Standby ( New Logical)  we open it in Resetlog mode .

On New Logical ( Standby) :

SQL> shutdown immediate ;
ORA-01507: database not mounted

ORACLE instance shut down.

SQL> startup mount ;
ORACLE instance started.

Total System Global Area  839282688 bytes
Fixed Size                  2217992 bytes
Variable Size             532678648 bytes
Database Buffers          301989888 bytes
Redo Buffers                2396160 bytes
Database mounted.

SQL> alter database open resetlogs ;

Database altered.

Step #5:

Start Apply Service On logical

SQL> alter database start logical standby apply ;

Database altered.


SQL> alter database start logical standby apply immediate ;
Database altered.

Just As Check if everything Goes Fine :

SQL> select database_role , Name from v$database ;

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Thank you
Osama Mustafa

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