how do we make sure archive log is applied on the standby before deleting in primary?
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 09:26:24 -0700
According to the posting below, it may or may not.
From: Remigiusz Sokolowski [mailto:remigiusz.sokolowski_at_nordea.com] Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 3:16 AM To: Xu, Roger
Cc: fmhabash_at_gmail.com; Oracle-L Group Subject: RE: RMAN backup all but delete n days old
On wto, 2009-02-17 at 13:18 -0700, Xu, Roger wrote:
> I have a similar question - hope someone can answer both :)
> Can we backup all offline redo logs and delete only the ones which
> been successfully transferred to the standby?
AFAIK that is done automatically (at least in 10.2.0.3). If one tries to delete with rman an archivelog which is not copied to standby it fails with
RMAN-08137: WARNING: archive log not deleted as it is still needed
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