Enable a Standby Database

You can enable Autonomous Data Guard when Autonomous Database is available (Lifecycle State shows Available).

Note

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.

  1. On the Details page, under Autonomous Data Guard, click Enable in the Status field.
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  2. In the Enable Autonomous Data Guard dialog, click Enable Autonomous Data Guard.

    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.

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Notes for enabling Autonomous Data Guard: