Execute the following steps to start a database instance on the standby server and make it ready for the RMAN duplicate operation.
If you are creating a Data Guard configuration in Windows, you must create a service using the
oradim utility as follows:
oradim -NEW -SID <sid> -STARTMODE manual -PFILE C:\app\oracle\product\11.2.0\admin\<sid>\pfile\init.ora
You can skip this step if the environment is not Windows.
PFILE from the primary system to the standby system under the
$ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory with the proper name (
initINDIA.ora in our example). Make changes ...