Automatic Tuning of Undo_retention Causes Space Problems (Doc ID 420525.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 10.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.3 -- fixed by patchset 10.2.0.4 and no issues on this at 11g

*** Checked for currency: 01-Dec-2015 ***

Symptoms

You have verified that Document 413732.1 is not applicable and the problem is not a misunderstanding in the way EXPIRED/UNEXPIRED are used and reused over time.

Look for:

  1. Whether the undo is automatically managed by the database by checking the following instance parameter:
    UNDO_MANAGEMENT=AUTO
  2. Whether the undo tablespace is fixed in size:

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms