Re: Date Modified on logfiles not changing

From: joel garry <>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 16:47:36 -0700 (PDT)
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On Sep 2, 3:28 pm, "Terry Dykstra" <> wrote:
> I have a database on W3K where the Date Modified (as shown in
> windows explorer) is stuck on 07/07/2009 6:42PM.  That's the time that the
> instance was last started.
> But looking in v$log and v$logfile I can see that the filenames and
> timestamps are all correct.  So this is a mystery to me.  Anyone ever seen
> this behavior?
> --
> Terry Dykstra

(Sorry for previous brain-damaged reply, for those who see it even though it is now deleted. Been a crazy day.)

I believe this is because Oracle reuses the log files, so it just keeps them open from when the instance is started. I bet if you create a new one, or offline/online one, you'll see the newer date. Don't see this on other platforms.


-- is bogus.
Received on Wed Sep 02 2009 - 18:47:36 CDT

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