Hi List, I am following <http://download-west.oracle.com/docs/cd/B10501_01/server.920/a96653/create_ps.htm> http://download-west.oracle.com/docs/cd/B10501_01/server.920/a96653/create_ps.htm to create a simple physical standby database. SQL> startup nomount; ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area 420480856 bytes Fixed Size 730968 bytes Variable Size 117440512 bytes Database Buffers 301989888 bytes Redo Buffers 319488 bytes SQL> alter database mount standby database; Database altered. SQL> alter database recover managed standby database disconnect from session; Database altered. SQL> Why the prompt returns? I thought "disconnect from session" will kill the session? Thanks, Roger This e-mail is intended solely for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged information. Any review, dissemination, copying, printing or other use o ____________________________________________________________________ This email has been scanned for all viruses by the MessageLabs Email Security System.