VENDOR UPDATE | 12 November 2017

Dbvisit Standby Version 8 Latest Updates

Dbvisit Standby supported platforms

Latest release 8.0.16 (9 November 2017)

Linux - Linux 64bit (OEL (5,6,7), RHEL (5,6,7) and SLES (11,12)
Windows - MS Windows 64bit (MS Windows 2008 and above)
  Supports Oracle 11.2 and above

Standby Version 8 Latest Changes

8.0.16 (9 November 2017) Changes:

  1. DS-460: Allow Synchronize Standby Database (SYNC) option to be restartable and able to use transportable media
  2. DS-859: Remove temp files created on the standby server by Dbvisit processes spawned by daemon
  3. DS-874: Provide optional post processing option to compress archives under ARCHDEST
  4. DS-883: Correct a typo in Dbvisit standby components uninstaller
  5. DS-891: Use release major version number only following a switch to GIT
  6. DS-893: Fix log gap report showing wrong instance name for threads other than one
  7. DS-894: Avoid archive logs being deleted from ARCHDEST until transferred to Cascade Standby
  8. DS-895: Use SRVCTL rather than SQLPLUS to open a Clusterware registered standby read only
  9. DS-896: Restart newly activated database on a database rather than instance level
  10. DS-901: Make sure log gap report fails unless the standby is mounted or read only
  11. DS-905: Generate support package when DBVISIT_DEBUG is set to 0
  12. DS-909: Implicitly set database parameter instance_mode to READ-WRITE on the standby during CSD
  13. DS-910: Make sure APPLY_DELAY_LAG_MINUTES and DMN_MONITOR_INTERVAL_DR are not both set
  14. DS-913: Fix daemon resetting AMM_CHECK_TRANSFERRED to N
  15. DS-914: Improve mechanism of switching the standby to recovery mode when APPLY_READ_ONLY set to Y
  16. DS-916: Make sure pre- and -post- processing scripts are called even when the database instance is down
  17. DS-917: Make sure installer sets correct dbvserver name and does not keep the placeholder
  18. DS-918: Correct syntax error when starting a database read only using SRVCTL
  19. DS-919: Add --force option to "-o upgrade", for testing purposes
  20. DS-921: Make db_file_name_convert and log_file_name_convert case insensitive
  21. DS-922: Make sure PDBs get started on the new primary on completion of GS
  22. DS-923: Small improvement when restarting a database
  23. DS-924: Transfer a list of primary datafiles to the standby during CSD, to be potentially used for post-processing
  24. DS-925: Improve conversion of datafile names during CSD when conversion is set between two ASM diskgroups
  25. DS-927: Improve parsing db_file_name_convert when one "from" string is a substring of another "from" string
  26. DS-928: Improve logging generated by running log gap report when RUN_INSPECT set to Y
  27. DS-930: Use file mtime rather than ctime when picking up the latest compressed or uncompressed log to apply
  28. DS-931: Add DDC string to generic support package name
  29. DS-932: Check if restore points are set in the old primary prior to GS
  30. DS-934: Re-transfer a file if checksums do not match during file transfer
  31. DS-935: Add missing globals to a list of globals available to the user when editing a DDC via GUI
  32. DS-939: Display warning during CSD prechecks if primary is in NOLOGGING
  33. DS-948: Issue with db_create_online_log_dest_n being ignored affecting CSD and GS
  34. DS-952: Improve handling foreign language strings when parsing output during recovery
  35. DS-954: Improve handling tempfiles extended beyond max size, which could cause error during Graceful Switchover
  36. DS-956: Improve algorithm of applying convert parameter to a filename in mixed ASM and Windows environment
  37. DS-957: Treat temp files that belong to SEED container as OMF during GS 

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