ORA-16771: failover to a physical standby database failed

Cause : In the failover operation, the step of converting the physical standby database to the primary database failed.

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

Check the alert log and the Data Guard broker log for more details about the error.

update : 23-04-2017
ORA-16771

ORA-16771 - failover to a physical standby database failed
ORA-16771 - failover to a physical standby database failed

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