RMAN Deletes Archivelog Files Not Yet Applied To Standby Database
(Doc ID 1987102.1)
Last updated on MARCH 10, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
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
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
RMAN may delete un-shipped/un-applied archive logs to the standby DB under the following conditions.
- Deletion policy of RMAN on the primary DB is "APPLIED ON [ALL] STANDBY"
- Log_archive_dest_state_x for the mandatory standby DB is set to DEFER or RESET
NOTE: "APPLIED on [ALL] STANDBY" is used to allow archive log deletion only when it has been applied to the mandatory standby DB.
NOTE: Abount BUG:16082541, it occurs under the following situation.
- Deletion policy of RMAN on the primary DB is "SHIPPED TO [ALL] STANDBY"
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