ORA-16416: Switchover target is not synchronized with the primary

Cause : The switchover target incurred an error or has a gap at the time the switchover operation was attempted.

Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts

Allow the switchover target to become synchronized and then re-attempt the switchover.

update : 30-04-2017
ORA-16416

ORA-16416 - Switchover target is not synchronized with the primary
ORA-16416 - Switchover target is not synchronized with the primary

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