Oracle Clusterware logs and RDBMS logs rotation policy

(Doc ID 1368695.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document is for understanding the log rotation and retention policy for the all the CRS and database logs in 11GR2 on-wards.It also covers the logs which are managed by CRS/Oracle by itself and the logs which needs to be managed by DBA.

From 12c on-wards the logs location changed and the rotation policy as well, please refer: Oracle Clusterware Diagnostic and Alert Log Moved to ADR (Doc ID 1915729.1)


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms