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Starting a physical standby database

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alter database mount standby database;
After mounting the database as a standby database, the log apply services are started:
alter database recover managed standby database disconnect from session;
On the primary database, issue a alter system archive log current to start applying the logs.
After starting up the database, the environment can be verified.
A physical standby database can optionally be switched into a read only database.

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