ExaWatcher Trace Purge Before 7 Days Retention (Doc ID 2152886.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2016

Applies to:

Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

on DB Node the files in directory in Exawatcher get purged without having data for 7 days. 

-rw-r----- 1 root root 31934491 Jun 3 03:23 2016_06_03_02_19_36_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30691215 Jun 3 04:28 2016_06_03_03_24_32_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30330426 Jun 3 05:32 2016_06_03_04_29_21_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30531216 Jun 3 06:37 2016_06_03_05_34_10_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30370985 Jun 3 07:42 2016_06_03_06_39_00_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30579843 Jun 3 08:47 2016_06_03_07_43_44_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30287517 Jun 3 09:51 2016_06_03_08_48_29_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30498279 Jun 3 10:56 2016_06_03_09_53_04_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30058324 Jun 3 12:01 2016_06_03_10_57_47_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 29887351 Jun 3 13:05 2016_06_03_12_02_24_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 30312573 Jun 3 14:10 2016_06_03_13_07_06_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 29716958 Jun 3 15:15 2016_06_03_14_11_59_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat.bz2
-rw-r----- 1 root root 101160580 Jun 3 15:20 2016_06_03_15_16_40_TopExaWatcher_mydbnode.mycompany.com.dat

but there's only files for today. It is not keeping files for 7 days default retention period. 



Cause

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