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ORA-55617: Flashback Archive Runs Out Of Space (Doc ID 2685341.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2020

Applies to:

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


Multiple tables in a Flashback Archive with Retention time set to 7 days . This has been created with :

"create flashback archive <FDBA_NAME> tablespace <TABLEPSACE_NAME> retention 7 day;").

ORA-55617: Flashback Archive runs out of space error is reported.

Checked the Archive and noticed, that no data had ever been removed from the archive (meaning data far older than 7 days was still available in the Archive).


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