ADRCI Purge -age <n> Deletes Almost All Files Instead Of Only The Ones Older Than <n> days (Doc ID 811844.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.7
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

The following type of ADRCI purge command:

adrci> purge -age 6 -type CDUMP

deletes nearly all core files from the CDUMP folder instead of only the core files older than 6 days.

Cause

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