Archive Log Deletion Policy Not Applied Deleting Archivelogs In RMAN If Standby Is Down (Doc ID 1335326.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Jun-2013***

Symptoms

For a physical standby that is down (v$archive_dest='DEFERRED'), RMAN doesn't consider the archive destination viable and deletes the archived logs regardless of archived log deletion policy.

Cause

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