long retention backup not exempting archives from retention policy

(Doc ID 2317894.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Long retention backup taken w/ clause "keep until time"

Example:
RMAN> backup incremental level 0 format '%d_inc0_db_mthly_%s_%p_%T_%t' tag 'imacs_inc0_db_mthly' database keep until time 'sysdate + 2600' logs;

 

and found archives exempted from retention policy and ,hence, not getting deleted by "delete obsolete" command

Cause

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