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OCI DB File System (/u01) space is filling up fast as Listener/Incident Logs Are Not getting Purged (Doc ID 2872308.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
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Environment :-  Its OCI VM 2 node RAC Cluster.

Issue : - File system /u01 space is filling up fast.

COnfig:-  dbcli list-autoLogCleanPolicy is setup to purge files older than 30 days or free space below 20%

Component UsageOverPercentage freeSpaceBelowPercentage UsageOverMB OlderThan OlderThanUnit
-------------------- -------------------- -------------------- -------------------- -------------------- -------------------- --------------------
gi 0 20 0 30 Day
database 0 20 0 30 Day
dcs 0 20 0 30 Day

However the LISTENER LOG and INCIDENT LOGS directories are not getting purged and its consuming several GB of space.

Need to mitigate issue and find solution for the AUTO PURGE



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