Time for action – basic monitoring with Data Guard broker

Now we'll see how to perform basic Data Guard monitoring using the broker interface DGMGRL.

  1. Check the configuration status with the following command. It provides the overall health status of the Data Guard configuration. If the Configuration Status resulted to SUCCESS, it means that the Data Guard configuration is working properly. Output can also be WARNING or ERROR as follows:
    DGMGRL> show configuration;
    Configuration - PACKT
      Protection Mode: MaxPerformance
      Databases:
        turkey_un - Primary database
          Error: ORA-16778: redo transport error for one or more databases
        INDIA_UN  - Physical standby database
          Error: ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
    Fast-Start Failover: DISABLED
    Configuration ...

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