Re: Excluding TBs in RMAN causes retention policy to be ignored

From: Rich Jesse <>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 11:33:12 -0500 (CDT)
Message-ID: <48941.>

Yes, of course, I meant "TSs" in the subject... <blush>

It looks like I'm hitting BUG 3736736, which, like every bug, is fixed in the next version. On to the manual workaround and requesting the unlikely backport to 10gR1... <sigh>


> Hey all,
> I've configured RMAN in on AIX to exclude a few tablespaces that
> we really don't want backed up in a test DB. However, I'm thinking that the
> retention policy is now ignored because the datafiles for the excluded
> tablespaces are not backed up -- which I thought was the idea behind
> excluding them.
> Until I can move these excluded tablespaces to their own database (not in
> the forseeable future), any thoughts on how to manage this? My flash
> recovery area now fills up because the older backups are not expiring
> according to the retention policy (which is currently only 1 day).
> TIA,
> Rich
> --

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