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EXACC - EXCESS TDE Backup Logs - Not Purging (Doc ID 2555484.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2021

Applies to:

Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A to N/A
Information in this document applies to any platform.


EXACC - EXCESS TDE Backup logs - Not purging

Backup logs genereted by dbaascli tde backup are not getting purged even after a months. All these logs are stored in the root filesystem and consuming more space.

In the below case it generated 3.7 GB of file since last 9 days.
Job details : /var/opt/oracle/dbaascli/dbaascli tde backup --alldb

Log location : 

[root@node02vm01db01 misc]# pwd

node02vm01db01 is a customer dom-u

the logs are genereted on the root / filesystem , it consumed 3.5 G of logs just in 10 days.

[root@node02vm01db01 misc]# du -sh backup/
3.7G    backup/

[root@node02vm01db01 misc]# cd backup/
[root@node02vm01db01 backup]# ls -lrt |head
total 3839404
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 8508679 Apr 10 00:15 backup-cmd_2019-04-10_00:15:03.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 8446477 Apr 10 00:15 backup_2019-04-10_00:15:03.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 5395073 Apr 10 01:15 backup-cmd_2019-04-10_01:15:02.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 5352156 Apr 10 01:15 backup_2019-04-10_01:15:02.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 3152216 Apr 10 01:15 backup-cmd_2019-04-10_01:15:03.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 3126059 Apr 10 01:15 backup_2019-04-10_01:15:03.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall  458755 Apr 10 02:15 backup-cmd_2019-04-10_02:15:02.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall  453987 Apr 10 02:15 backup_2019-04-10_02:15:02.log
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 8022658 Apr 10 02:15 backup-cmd_2019-04-10_02:15:03.log




 Note that TDE is enabled out of the box and mandatory for all cloud databases. For information about Oracle Database tablespace encryption behavior in Oracle Cloud, see My Oracle Support Doc ID 2359020.1.


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