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How to Clean-Up Entries in V$LOG_HISTORY, V$ARCHIVED_LOG (Doc ID 1060139.6)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2023

Applies to:

Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.0.6 to 9.2]
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You would like to delete all entries for archived logs from the V$LOG_HISTORY dynamic performance table. You have deleted all associated archive logs from 
the LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST directory and now want to remove this information from the database itself.

Note that in Oracle8 the V$LOG_HISTORY view is replaced by V$ARCHIVED_LOG.




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