RMAN "Applied On Standby" Throws RMAN-08591 And Archivelog Files Deleted Too Soon From Standby (Doc ID 1082886.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN is set as follows:

 

CONFIGURE ARCHIVELOG DELETION POLICY TO APPLIED ON STANDBY;



Some RMAN commands return this error:

RMAN-08591: WARNING: invalid archived log deletion policy



RMAN may be deleting archivelog files from the primary database before they're transported/applied on the standby (Data Guard) database.

Cause

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