RMAN deleting archive log(s) but file remains on disk (Doc ID 1105372.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Jun-2012***

Symptoms

The following is reported by RMAN:

RMAN-08071: channel t1: deleting archive log(s)
RMAN-08514: archive log filename=/u06/oradata/arch/arch_1_245576_532039363.arc recid=103969 stamp=718435497
RMAN-08514: archive log filename=/u06/oradata/arch/arch_1_245577_532039363.arc recid=103970 stamp=718435762

But the file remains at the o/s level.

v$archived_log also shows the file as being available.

Cause

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