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V$THREAD Still Shows The Thread Of A Removed RAC Instance. How To Fix This? (Doc ID 1632272.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how to identify and remove online redo log files belonging to a RAC instance that has been removed from the cluster (e.g. via srvctl remove instance -d <dbname> -i <inst_name>).
When all the log files of the related thread are dropped, the thread will be removed from v$thread.

Please note the preferred method to remove an instance is using dbca, this tool will automatically remove the instance related online redo logs, undo tablespaces and parameters.


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