Re: RMAN question on the copy of the controlfile under $ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory

From: LS Cheng <>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:35:26 +0200
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Q1. those are controlfile autobackups I believe Q2. if you want to change the localtion logon to rman and run configure
controlfile autobackup .....................
Q3. doesnt matter if you delete them but you probably want to delete from rman so you dont have to crosscheck them in the future Q4. probably because only one databasehs autobackup set to ON Regards

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 12:26 AM, Mandal, Ashoke <> wrote:

> We are having c- files under the ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory on regular
> basis and these are pretty big to fill up the filesystem.
> -rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 15564800 May 22 18:08
> c-3963933903-20110522-03
> -rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 15564800 May 22 23:09
> c-3963933903-20110522-04
> Q1. Are these created by RMAN?
> Q2. How to stop these files being written to ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory?
> Q3. What will be the impact if we delete these files from ORACLE_HOME/dbs
> directory?
> Q4. Why these c-* files are not generated under ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory
> for other ORACLE_HOME?
> Appreciate your help in advance,
> Ashoke
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