When provisioning a virtual database (VDB), the job fails with the following error:
Failed to set noarchivelog mode on virtual database "DEVBASE". Review the Oracle alert log for more details.
Review of the alert log, starting at the last instance of "Starting ORACLE instance (normal), will contain the necessary information to understand this failure. Excerpt from alert log:
Starting ORACLE instance (normal) ************************ Large Pages Information ******************* Per process system memlock (soft) limit = 64 KB Total Shared Global Region in Large Pages = 0 KB (0%) Large Pages used by this instance: 0 (0 KB) Large Pages unused system wide = 0 (0 KB) Large Pages configured system wide = 0 (0 KB) Large Page size = 2048 KB RECOMMENDATION: Total System Global Area size is 6146 MB. For optimal performance, prior to the next instance restart: 1. Increase the number of unused large pages by at least 3073 (page size 2048 KB, total size 6146 MB) system wide to get 100% of the System Global Area allocated with large pages 2. Large pages are automatically locked into physical memory. Increase the per process memlock (soft) limit to at least 6154 MB to lock 100% System Global Area's large pages into physical memory ******************************************************************** LICENSE_MAX_SESSION = 0 LICENSE_SESSIONS_WARNING = 0 Initial number of CPU is 4 Number of processor cores in the system is 4 Number of processor sockets in the system is 1 Picked latch-free SCN scheme 3 Autotune of undo retention is turned on. IMODE=BR ILAT =415 LICENSE_MAX_USERS = 0 SYS auditing is disabled Starting up: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 184.108.40.206.0 - 64bit Production With the Partitioning option. ORACLE_HOME = /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1 System name: Linux Node name: dev-target.delphix.com Release: 2.6.32-642.el6.x86_64 Version: #1 SMP Wed Apr 13 00:51:26 EDT 2016 Machine: x86_64 VM name: VMWare Version: 6 Using parameter settings in server-side pfile /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1/dbs/initDEVBASE.ora System parameters with non-default values: processes = 2500 sessions = 3776 sga_max_size = 6G spfile = "/home/svc.delphix/delphix/provision/DEVBASE/datafile/spfile.ora" _high_priority_processes = "LMS*|LGWR|VKTM" nls_length_semantics = "CHAR" filesystemio_options = "SETALL" _omf = "ENABLED" sga_target = 6G control_files = "/home/svc.delphix/delphix/provision/DEVBASE/datafile/+REDO01/econnprd/controlfile/current.256.844616717" db_block_size = 8192 compatible = "220.127.116.11.0" log_archive_dest_1 = "location=/home/svc.delphix/delphix/provision/DEVBASE/archive/ MANDATORY" log_archive_trace = 0 log_archive_max_processes= 4 archive_lag_target = 0 db_create_file_dest = "/home/svc.delphix/delphix/provision/DEVBASE/datafile" db_lost_write_protect = "TYPICAL" _bct_public_dba_buffer_size= 1048576000 _bct_buffer_allocation_size= 20971520 _bct_buffer_allocation_max= 1048576000 undo_retention = 14400 instance_number = 1 db_block_checking = "FULL" db_securefile = "ALWAYS" os_roles = FALSE remote_os_authent = FALSE remote_os_roles = FALSE O7_DICTIONARY_ACCESSIBILITY= FALSE remote_login_passwordfile= "EXCLUSIVE" audit_sys_operations = FALSE service_names = "SYS$SYS.SCHEDULER$_EVENT_QUEUE.ECONNPRD" service_names = "ECONNPRD_HAS" local_listener = "(ADDRESS_LIST=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=10.138.6.81)(PORT=1522)))" utl_file_dir = "" audit_trail = "NONE" db_name = "DEVBASE" db_unique_name = "DEVBASE" open_cursors = 3000 sql92_security = FALSE _b_tree_bitmap_plans = FALSE _unnest_subquery = FALSE parallel_degree_policy = "AUTO" query_rewrite_integrity = "TRUSTED" pga_aggregate_target = 1G optimizer_dynamic_sampling= 2 parallel_force_local = TRUE sec_protocol_error_trace_action= "LOG" sec_protocol_error_further_action= "(delay,3)" sec_max_failed_login_attempts= 10 sec_return_server_release_banner= FALSE _trace_files_public = FALSE Deprecated system parameters with specified values: remote_os_authent End of deprecated system parameter listing Thu Jul 21 11:01:18 2016 PMON started with pid=2, OS id=5997 Thu Jul 21 11:01:18 2016 PSP0 started with pid=3, OS id=6001 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 VKTM started with pid=4, OS id=6005 at elevated priority VKTM running at (1)millisec precision with DBRM quantum (100)ms Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 GEN0 started with pid=5, OS id=6011 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 DIAG started with pid=6, OS id=6015 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 DBRM started with pid=7, OS id=6019 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 DIA0 started with pid=8, OS id=6023 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 MMAN started with pid=9, OS id=6027 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 DBW0 started with pid=10, OS id=6031 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 LGWR started with pid=11, OS id=6035 at elevated priority Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 CKPT started with pid=12, OS id=6041 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 SMON started with pid=13, OS id=6045 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 RECO started with pid=14, OS id=6049 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 MMON started with pid=15, OS id=6053 Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 MMNL started with pid=16, OS id=6057 ORACLE_BASE from environment = /u01/app/oracle Thu Jul 21 11:01:19 2016 ALTER DATABASE MOUNT Successful mount of redo thread 1, with mount id 1128754239 Database mounted in Exclusive Mode Lost write protection mode set to "typical" Completed: ALTER DATABASE MOUNT Thu Jul 21 11:01:23 2016 alter database NOARCHIVELOG Completed: alter database NOARCHIVELOG Thu Jul 21 11:01:23 2016 alter database open Thread 1 opened at log sequence 4 Current log# 4 seq# 4 mem# 0: /home/svc.delphix/delphix/provision/DEVBASE/datafile/DEVBASE/onlinelog/o1_mf_4_cs1zx4fj_.log Successful open of redo thread 1 MTTR advisory is disabled because FAST_START_MTTR_TARGET is not set SMON: enabling cache recovery  Successfully onlined Undo Tablespace 2. Undo initialization finished serial:0 start:3251039384 end:3251039464 diff:80 (0 seconds) Verifying file header compatibility for 11g tablespace encryption.. Verifying 11g file header compatibility for tablespace encryption completed SMON: enabling tx recovery Database Characterset is AL32UTF8 No Resource Manager plan active replication_dependency_tracking turned off (no async multimaster replication found) Starting background process QMNC Thu Jul 21 11:01:24 2016 QMNC started with pid=18, OS id=6088 Completed: alter database open Thu Jul 21 11:01:25 2016 Shutting down instance (abort) License high water mark = 1 USER (ospid: 6134): terminating the instance Instance terminated by USER, pid = 6134 Thu Jul 21 11:01:26 2016 Instance shutdown complete
Review of the alert log does indicate archive mode was successfully set. Excerpt from alert log:
alter database NOARCHIVELOG Completed: alter database NOARCHIVELOG
Search alert log for "
Deprecated system parameters with specified values:". If
Deprecated parameter is listed, remove parameter noted from "VDB Configuration Templates" and retry the provision of the virtual database. Example of Deprecated system parameter found in alert log:
Deprecated system parameters with specified values: remote_os_authent End of deprecated system parameter listing
Delphix Development has been alerted of this condition.