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FAQ - Flash Recovery Area feature (Doc ID 305817.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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.

Purpose

This article contains FAQ for Flash Recovery Area ( FRA )

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1. What is a Flash Recovery Area and how to configure it ?
 2. How is RMAN using the Flash Recovery Area and what kind of files are created by RMAN in the Flash Recovery Area  ?
 3. How to enable and configure data / redolog file creation in the Flash Recovery Area ?
 4. Which warnings and alerts are reported when the Flash Recovery Area is running out of space ?
 5. How to change Flash Recovery Area to a new location ?
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