Re: Large sys.aud$

From: Stefan Knecht <>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2008 14:36:32 +0100
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Depending on your company's budget you have available for this, you may consider giving Oracle Audit Vault a shot. It does just that.


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On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Terrian, Thomas J Mr CTR DLA J6DIB <> wrote:

> All, we have a requirement to keep 1 year worth of audit records. I am
> kicking around the idea of hourly moving all of the sys.aud$ records
> from each production database to a central database. That way it would
> keep sys.aud$ small for each database.
> However, this will have its own set of complications......I would have
> to build new dba_audit views on the central database (in order to have a
> database name field), what happens when the structure of sys.aud$
> changes between database versions, etc.
> Has anyone tackled something like this already?
> Another option would be to forget about the repository database idea
> .....instead hold 1 months worth of data online for each database and
> storing the other 11 months offline somewhere (maybe use RMAN for
> this?).
> Again, any ideas?........
> Thanks,
> Tom Terrian
> --

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