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Rebuilding Standby Database Manually (11g and up)

One of my remote customers has been facing severe network outages between Production and DR sites to reasons unknown and challenges with certain geographic limitations, the bandwidth between sites is limited to 2MBPS and the replication between sites is aching slow. So, Customer has had tentative requirements to rebuild Standby more often between sites until the network issue is fully resolved.

This paper outlines the procedure to rebuild the STANDBY manually provided we have following things in place already between/on sites. And this procedure has a special case for One node RAC, Oracle dynamically applies SID naming convention in case of an online relocation. Due to this fact, I have to mention which SID to export before logging to the Database via SQLPLUS/RMAN/ASMCMD
(PR refers to - Production/Primary and PR1/PR2 are two nodes in RAC,  DR refers to - Disaster Recovery/Standby and DR1/DR2 are two nodes in RAC at DR Site)

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