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Flashback log Files Older Than OLDEST_FLASHBACK_TIME Not Deleted .What is TYPE Reserved in v$flashback_database_logfile (Doc ID 2369101.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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Goal

This document explains what is Type RESERVED in V$FLASHBACK_DATABASE_LOG and when you might see Old Flashback logs .

SELECT OLDEST_FLASHBACK_SCN, OLDEST_FLASHBACK_TIME FROM V$FLASHBACK_DATABASE_LOG;

OLDEST_FLASHBACK_SCN OLDEST_FLASHBACK_TIM
-------------------- --------------------
4843455 06-FEB-2018 10:09:16


but in file system, there is one Flashback log file which has not got purged.

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