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Flash Recovery Area - FAQ (Doc ID 833663.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-Apr-2014***

Purpose

This article covers frequently asked question about Flash Recovery Area.  

 

***Checked for relevance on 20-Jul-2015***

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
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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