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Database Stuck Because Archiver is Unable to Archive to OPTIONAL Destination (Doc ID 403979.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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.
Checked for relevance on 22 June 2012


Symptoms

One of the archive destinations encountered a problem at the Operating System level. This destination was in a hung-state as even a simple 'ls' or 'cd' command did not return. Although this destination was defined as OPTIONAL, it caused the database to hang. The destinations defined as MANDATORY had no problem.

Changes

OPTIONAL archive destination encountered problems at the Operating System level.

Cause

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