Adrci Purge Does Not Clear the Text-formatted Alert.Log located in the Trace Folder (Doc ID 751082.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Oracle Net Services - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 12-Aug-2013 ***

Symptoms

ADCRI purge commands like:

adrci> purge -age 60 -type ALERT

do not clean up the Text-formatted alert.log file.

Cause

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