Re: question about rman-delete input and standby databases.

From: Jack van Zanen <>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 22:04:41 +1000
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I was sure this was answered before.,3

Jack van Zanen

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2009/9/11 <>

> Ok so I'm thinking Oracle should be smart enough to handle this but looking
> for other's experiences.
> For all intents and purposes the version shouldn't matter but it will be
> 11g on linux.
> Primary database p1 and standby s1.
> P1 is in shipping archivelog mode, max performance, so no shutdown of
> primary in event standby has issues.
> Scenario: P1 is shipping logs but S1 server runs out of space for the
> archive logs to be shipped. There is now 4 hours of logs on P1 server that
> has not shipped to S1 server. P1 runs rman backup archivelog delete input
> for anything > 2 hours old and does a delete input. Since 2 hours worth of
> logs have not been shipped to S1 server, is Oracle/RMAN smart enough to NOT
> delete them and throw an error, or does it delete them from P1 server?
> I have to test this but was wondering if anyone knew the answer.
> thanks, joe
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