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RMAN-08137: WARNING: Archived Log Not Deleted, Needed For Standby Or Upstream Capture Process encountered on primary database (Doc ID 2491661.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Trying to delete the archive logs on primary database using RMAN throws warning:

RMAN-08137: WARNING: Archived Log Not Deleted, Needed For Standby Or Upstream Capture Process

RMAN archivelog deletion policy is set to:

CONFIGURE ARCHIVELOG DELETION POLICY TO APPLIED ON ALL STANDBY;

 

The standby database is in sync with the primary, however the primary database does not acknowledge correctly the last sequence applied on standby:

- On primary:

THREAD# DEST_ID Last Archived Current Sequence Last Applied
1             3           45811          45812                 45194

 

- On standby:

Thread Last Seq Received Last Seq Applied
1         45811                  45811

 

Arc processes were restarted on primary, but the issue persists.

Solution

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