You can enable Autonomous Data Guard when Autonomous Database is available (Lifecycle State shows Available).
To enable Autonomous Data Guard you must have adequate available resources and by enabling Autonomous Data Guard you must not exceed your Tenancy or compartment limits for CPU and Storage.
To enable Autonomous Data Guard do the following:
- From the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure left navigation list click either Autonomous Data Warehouse, Autonomous Transaction Processing, or Autonomous JSON Database depending on the workload type of your instance.
On the Autonomous Databases page select your instance from the links under the Display Name column.
- On the Details page, under Autonomous Data
Enable in the Status
- In the Enable Autonomous Data Guard dialog, click Enable Autonomous
The Autonomous Database Lifecycle State changes to Updating and on the Details page, under Autonomous Data Guard the Peer State field shows Provisioning.
After some time, the Lifecycle State shows Available and the standby database provisioning continues.
When provisioning completes, the Peer State field shows Available.
Notes for enabling Autonomous Data Guard:
To enable Autonomous Data Guard the database version must be Oracle Database 19c or higher.
Autonomous Database generates the Enable Autonomous Data Guard work request. To view the request, under Resources click Work Requests.
While you enable Autonomous Data Guard, when the Peer State field shows Provisioning, the following actions are disabled for the database:
Move Resource. See Move an Autonomous Transaction Processing Database to a Different Compartment for information on moving an instance.
Stop. See Stop Autonomous Transaction Processing for information on stopping an instance.
Restart. See Restart Autonomous Transaction Processing for information on restarting an instance.
Restore. See Restore and Recover your Autonomous Transaction Processing Database for information on restoring.