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

check your rman script..
have you configured default backup destination to disk and does that point
<ORACLE_HOME>/dbs location then rman might be using this directory..
connect to rman find out from the backup list whether this entry exists
anywhere..

run the maintenance backup to delete expired backups..

if this is not the case then check your dump file locations..

also check whether there are any orphan processes owned by oracle:oinstall..

On 19 October 2011 03:56, Mandal, Ashoke <ashoke.k.mandal@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>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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