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Archiving/Retention Policies in an AVDF Environment (Doc ID 2261692.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall - Version 12.1.2.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 This note addresses frequently asked questions about archiving and restoring the datafiles in an AVDF environment.

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
  This note addresses frequently asked questions about archiving and restoring the datafiles in an AVDF environment.
Questions and Answers
 1.What is archiving?
 2.Is this related to archiving the redo logs?
 3.Can this be considered as a backup of the AV server?
 4.Where is the audit data collected from the secured target databases stored in the AV server?
 5.Can the avsys.event_log table purged manually in order to manage the space on the AV server?
 6.What is an archiving/retention policy?
 7.How do you create an archiving/retention policy?
 8.How to define the archive location?
 9.What is the default retention period?
 10.How to assign a archiving/retention policy to a secured target?
 11.When does a newly created archiving policy take effect?
 12.Will the AV server archive the datafile automatically when the datafile becomes ready for archiving?
 13.Can the archive job be scheduled?
 14.How to start an archive job?
 16.What to check when archiving does not work ?
 17.Can the restored/retrieved datafiles be archived again?
 18.Can we archive the non-ILM tablespaces(USERS/AVSPACE) as well?
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