RMAN-08591: WARNING: invalid archived log deletion policy


Sometimes You can get “RMAN-08591: WARNING: invalid archived log deletion policy ” error.


Details of error are as follows.

RMAN-08591: WARNING: invalid archived log deletion policy
Cause: An invalid ARCHIVELOG DELETION POLICY was supplied. The archived log deletion policy was APPLIED but
there was no mandatory archived log destinations.
Action: One of the following:
1) Change archived log deletion policy using CONFIGURE command
2) Make one or more of standby destination as MANDATORY.
This error is related with the Unpublished bug 5483067 is fixed in 11.2.03 and 12.1 versions.
Workaround:  You can set the RMAN persistent configuration parameter as follows to solve this error.


Do you want to learn more details about RMAN, then read the following articles.



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