OLD ARCHIVELOGS BACKUPS NOT RECOGNIZED AS OBSOLETE
Last updated on MARCH 20, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
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Archivelog backups are not considered as obsolete if there is no controlfile backup available in the recovery window period. If no controlfile backup is available, only the level 0 and level 1 incremental backups are considered obsolete and will be deleted by "DELETE OBSOLETE".
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