RE: Archive logs & physical standby

  • From: Andy Rivenes <arivenes@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 08:47:25 -0700

As far as I know, up through at least 10g R2, there is no "Oracle" way to delete archived log files that have been applied to the standby. I built a script to do this that you're welcome to use however. It's called "stby_maint" and has proven reliable for the systems that I've used it on. I've made it available as open source on - Unfortunately it's not real well documented except in the header of the code, but it's just a korn shell script so you should be able to figure it out. Someday I will get around to creating a user manual for it, but it is available if you want to take a look at it.

Andy Rivenes

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