Exadata: FBDA Generates Huge Amount Of Traces with "reset valblk state"

(Doc ID 1558675.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2013

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Half Rack - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In original case, the trace was always produced by FBDA background process


You have an Exadata RACK that has recently been upgraded to RDBMS version : BP 15 or higher.

Many traces are now generated by the FBDA (Flashback Data Archiver) process, sometimes at the rate of 1GB per hour.




 Applied Bundle Patch 15 or higher to environment.


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