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

From: Lange, Kevin G <>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 17:50:25 -0500
Message-ID: <>

 Core dump files ?

If so, is your core_dump_dest set ?

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[] On Behalf Of Mandal, Ashoke
Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 5:27 PM
To:; Subject: RMAN question on the copy of the controlfile under $ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory

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,

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