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RMAN-08138: WARNING: archived log not deleted - must create more backups (Doc ID 2374213.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Attempt to delete archive logs with RMAN delete command fails with error:

 RMAN> delete archivelog from sequence 13086 until sequence 13088 thread 1 backed up 1 times to disk;


RMAN-08138: WARNING: archived log not deleted - must create more backups
RMAN-08515: archived log file name=<+DISKGROUP>/ARCHIVELOG/2018_02_24/thread_1_seq_13086.4370.963609939 thread=1 sequence=13086
RMAN-08138: WARNING: archived log not deleted - must create more backups
RMAN-08515: archived log file name=<+DISKGROUP>/ARCHIVELOG/2018_02_24/thread_1_seq_13087.4374.963610313 thread=1 sequence=13087
RMAN-08138: WARNING: archived log not deleted - must create more backups
RMAN-08515: archived log file name=+<+DISKGROUP>/ARCHIVELOG/2018_02_24/thread_1_seq_13088.4378.963610679 thread=1 sequence=13088

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Cause

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