Controlfile Is Expanded Rather Than Reusing Archivedlog Record Section Records (Doc ID 1229134.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

When new archivelogs are generated the controlfile is being expanded rather than overwriting existing entries in the controlfile, even though CONTROL_FILE_RECORD_KEEP_TIME is set and the oldest records exceed this value.

Cause

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