How to KEEP a backup created in the Flash Recovery Area (FRA)? (Doc ID 401163.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2014***



Goal

When I try to 'change...keep' a backupset in the FRA, I get error ORA-19811, how can I KEEP a backup written to the Flash Recovery Area (FRA)?  

RESEARCH

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OERR ORA-19811 cannot have files in DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST with keep attribute
<Note.305817.1> FAQ - Flash Recovery Area feature of 10G
<Note 315098.1> How is the space pressure managed in the Flash Recovery Area - Example.

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