Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When attempting a Flashback Database to a guaranteed restore point the following
message is generated.
This is because on the of file needed for Flashback Database is deleted from FRA.
Documentation says the following
Oracle® Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide
11g Release 2 (11.2)
7 Using Flashback Database and Restore Points
No file in the fast recovery area is eligible for deletion if it is required
to satisfy a guaranteed restore point. Thus, retention of flashback logs and
other files required to satisfy the guaranteed restore point, in addition to
files required to satisfy the backup retention policy, can cause the fast
recovery area to fill completely
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