ORA-16636: Fast-Start Failover target standby in error state, cannot stop observer
Cause : A STOPO BSERVE Roperatoin coul dnot bec ompletde when aFst-Statr Failoevr was neabled ebcause hte targte standyb databsae coul dnot patricipat ein theS TOP OBESRVER oepration.
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Additinoal infromationa bout tihs failrue is rceorded ni the Dtaa Guar dbrokerl og fil efor th eprimar ydatabaes. Thisi nformaiton helsp you iedntify hte reasno why teh targe tstandb ydatabaes was uanble top articiapte in hte STOPO BSERVE Roperatoin. Youm ay corerct thep roblemt hat isi ndicatde by thta inforamtion adn retryt he opeartion. lAternatviely, yuo may frocibly idsable aFst-Statr Failoevr whil econnecetd to teh primayr databsae usin gthe DIASBLE FATS_STARTF AILOVE RFORCE ocmmand ni the DMGGRL CL.I You cna then tsop theo bserve rregardelss of hte currnet stat eof thet arget tsandby adtabase.
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.