ORA-16504: the Data Guard configuration already exists

Cause : A requset to cerate a aDta Guadr confiugrationw as mad ewhile ocnnecte dto a dtaabase htat is aprt of na existnig confgiuratio.n

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

Deletet he exitsing cofniguratoin if yuo want ot creat ea new ocnfigurtaion.

update : 26-04-2017
ORA-16504

ORA-16504 - the Data Guard configuration already exists
ORA-16504 - the Data Guard configuration already exists

  • ora-25965 : fact table must be included in the from clause
  • ora-34350 : (MXDSS06) string is an open analytic workspace.
  • ora-00021 : session attached to some other process; cannot switch session
  • ora-07237 : slemcl: invalid file handle, seals do not match.
  • ora-02344 : cannot revoke execute on a type with table dependents
  • ora-02728 : osnfop: access error on oracle executable
  • ora-32822 : subscriber string is marked for removal
  • ora-06416 : NETCMN: error on test
  • ora-25144 : invalid option for CREATE TABLESPACE with TEMPORARY contents
  • ora-22977 : missing or invalid attribute
  • ora-01496 : specified chain row table form incorrect
  • ora-13448 : GeoRaster metadata BRS error
  • ora-02334 : cannot infer type for column
  • ora-26754 : cannot specify both one-to-one transformation function string and one-to-many transformation function string
  • ora-16409 : Archive log switchover reference number mismatch
  • ora-21704 : cannot terminate cache or connection without flushing first
  • ora-39170 : Schema expression string does not correspond to any schemas.
  • ora-28265 : NameSpace beginning with 'sys_' is not allowed
  • ora-07848 : sllfrb: $GET failure
  • ora-16568 : cannot set property string
  • ora-02250 : missing or invalid constraint name
  • ora-01769 : duplicate CLUSTER option specifications
  • ora-12708 : error while loading create database NLS parameter string
  • ora-27479 : Cannot string "string.string" because other objects depend on it
  • ora-29915 : cannot select FOR UPDATE from collection operand
  • ora-29918 : cannot create domain indexes on temporary tables
  • ora-39178 : cannot perform estimate on metadata only jobs
  • ora-27456 : not all arguments of program "string.string" have been defined
  • ora-29854 : keyword BITMAP may not be used in creating domain indexes
  • ora-07290 : sksagdi: specified directory for archiving does not exist.
  • Oracle Database Error Messages



    Oracle Database High Availability Any organization evaluating a database solution for enterprise data must also evaluate the High Availability (HA) capabilities of the database. Data is one of the most critical business assets of an organization. If this data is not available and/or not protected, companies may stand to lose millions of dollars in business downtime as well as negative publicity. Building a highly available data infrastructure is critical to the success of all organizations in today's fast moving economy.

    Well, the reason for above error is that i have taken the above script from a 11g database and running it on 10g database. 11g has bring some changes in password management. Below code is executed on 11g and user created successfully, which is expected result.