Today lt’s have a tour towards the steps which we are going to solve the issue regards “Background Media Recovery terminated with ORA-1274 after adding a Datafile

Symptoms in alert.log file:

Trace file:


This Error occurs if we add a Datafile OR Tablespace in PRIMARY Database and that could not be translated to the Standby Database due to these Reasons:

Standby_file_management is set to MANUAL Primary & Physical Standby are having different file structures and DB_FILE_NAME_CONVERT is not set according to the Directory Structures in Primary and Standby Insufficient Space or wrong Permissions on the Standby Database to create the Datafile 

Alert Log in Standby Shows MRP is terminated with below error  


For version < 12c — In Standby

— In Primary

— In Standby

References: Oracle Doc ID 739618.1

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