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RMAN-08137 on Primary Database although Archive Destination to Standby is deferred (Doc ID 1380368.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


RMAN does not delete ArchiveLogs on Primary Database when the State for the Archive Destination to the Standby Database is set to 'defer'.
When trying to delete ArchiveLogs, this Error is raised:

RMAN-08137: WARNING: archived log not deleted, needed for standby or upstream capture process


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