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Exadata: FBDA Generates Huge Amount Of Traces with "reset valblk state" (Doc ID 1558675.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2019

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Half Rack - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In original case, the trace was always produced by FBDA background process

Symptoms

You have an Exadata RACK that has recently been upgraded to RDBMS version : 11.2.0.3 BP 15 or higher.

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

 

 

Changes

 Applied 11.2.0.3 Bundle Patch 15 or higher to environment.

Cause

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