Meaning Of V$FLASHBACK_DATABASE_LOGFILE Column TYPE in Database Reference

(Doc ID 2351182.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Meaning of log type column in V$FLASHBACK_DATABASE_LOGFILE in Database Reference

Goal

The documentation confirms that there are 4 status types:

NORMAL
RESERVED
FREE
TO DELETE

But it doesn't explain what these status codes mean.
 

Solution

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