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Flash Recovery Area - FAQ (Doc ID 833663.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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.


This article covers frequently asked question about Flash Recovery Area.  


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Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What is Flash Recovey Area and How to Configure it ?
 How to Disable Flash Recovery Area ?
 How to Change Flash Recovery Area location ?
 How to take backup of Flash Recovery Area ?
 How Flash Recovery Area Space managed ?
 How RMAN uses Flash Recovery Area and what kind of files are created by RMAN in the Flash Recovery Area ?
 How to configure FRA for RAC ?
 How to take RMAN backup to FRA ?
 How to catalog old backup pieces to FRA ?
 How to update FRA space used list about the  manually deleted backup pieces or archive logs from FRA ?

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