Excessive Generation of Archive Logs Even The Database Is In Idle State (No Users Connected) (Doc ID 274681.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-Jul-2016***

Symptoms

The database is generating a lot of archive logs due to a very high activity of redo logs
even if no users are connected.
No errors recorded in the alert.log and no trace files.

Cause

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