How To Delete Archive Logs From Downstream Database

After deploy GoldenGate with downstream database option archives from downstream database not cleaning ? All database transaction are gracefull, but archives (from downstream) are not cleaning?

Are no log transactions registered on GG Extract?
check this:

GGSCI (dbcloud) 3> send ETL01 showtrans

Sending SHOWTRANS request to EXTRACT ETL01 ...

Oldest redo log files necessary to restart Extract are:
------------------------------------------------------------
XID:                  14.6.3931092
Items:                1
Extract:              ETL01
Redo Thread:          1
Start Time:           2017-00-00:00:00:00
SCN:                  1682.4049305132 (7228184297004)
Redo Seq:             8612
Redo RBA:             20965491728
Status:               Running
------------------------------------------------------------

If you on same case, make this:

It should reach (and delete) JUST archived log that have already read by GoldenGate.

set serveroutput on size unlimited
set line 1000
set trimsp on
set feed off
set pages 5000
set pagesize 0
spool [[ some_dir ]]/delete_archives__dowstream_goldengate.sh

-- SR 3-14409179111 - Golden Gate Configuration, How To Delete Archive Logs From Downstream Database (Doc ID 2011174.1)
SELECT 'rm ' || r.NAME
-- case when (r.next_scn > c.required_checkpoint_scn) then 'NO' else 'YES' end purgable
FROM DBA_REGISTERED_ARCHIVED_LOG r, DBA_CAPTURE c
WHERE r.CONSUMER_NAME = c.CAPTURE_NAME and r.source_database = c.source_database and r.next_scn < ( select min(required_checkpoint_scn) from dba_capture where captur
e_type='DOWNSTREAM')
and purgeable='YES'
order by modified_time;
spool off

Schedule the output in automation tool (crontab / dba_job / windows job scheduler, (whatever)):

One thought on “How To Delete Archive Logs From Downstream Database

  1. Any Idea why DBA_REGISTERED_ARCHIVED_LOG.purgeable column value does not get change to “YES”?

    I have issue, where on my mining database the purgeable column is not changing to “YES”.

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