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Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner's Guide by Nassyam Basha, Emre Baransel

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Time for action – configuring fast-start failover

The following steps will help you configure FSFO in a configuration managed by the Data Guard broker:

  1. Check if Data Guard is in the Maximum Performance(11gRx) or Maximum Availability mode using the following command:
    DGMGRL> show configuration
    Configuration - PACKT
      Protection Mode: MaxPerformance
      Databases:
        TURKEY_UN - Primary database
        INDIA_UN  - Physical standby database
    Fast-Start Failover: DISABLED
    Configuration Status:
    SUCCESS
    
  2. If your configuration is in the Maximum Availability mode, make sure that LogXptMode is set to synchronous redo transport.
  3. Make sure you have configured a flashback database and fast recovery area. This is applicable on both the primary and standby databases and helpful ...

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