Trails Are Not Purged with PURGEOLDEXTRACTS Option in a Bi-Directional OGG Setup (Doc ID 1344798.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 9.5_EA and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) parameter PURGEOLDEXTRACTS is in use, but the related trails are not purged in a Bi-Directional setup

Example: 
PURGEOLDEXTRACTS /oradata/ogg/dirdat/et*, USECHECKPOINTS, MINKEEPHOURS 48
PURGEOLDEXTRACTS /oradata/ogg/dirdat/rt*, USECHECKPOINTS, MINKEEPHOURS 48

Cause

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