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RMAN DELETE or DELETE FORCE does not show error but LIST still display backup (Doc ID 1265090.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


RMAN DELETE or DELETE FORCE command appears to be completed successfully without error, but LIST command still shows the deleted backups.

Even deleting the backups from OS and then marking them EXPIRED using CROSSCHECK command does not resolve the problem.

For example:


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