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RMAN Retains Archivelog Backups Beyond Recovery Window for PDB(PDB$SEED) Recovery (Doc ID 2492130.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A to N/A
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 RMAN retains archivelog backups in Oracle Object Storage beyond your retention window.

Changes

 PDB$SEED(the seed PDB) is usually opened with READ ONLY mode. SCN of PDB$SEED datafiles move forwards if either Datapatch of Oracle Database patch or Oracle REST Data Services(ORDS) reconfiguration is performed because this task requires opening PDB$SEED with READ WRITE mode temporarily.

Cause

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