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Contents in Flash Recovery Area(FRA)?

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Oracle can store different kind of files under FRA:

– backupset: for RMAN regular backups.

– datafile: for RMAN image copies.

– autobackup: for control file autobackups.

– flashback: If your database runs in flashback mode, you will see flashback logs in this subdirectory.

– archivelog: for Archived redo logs

– controlfile: The control file, if configured to go to the flash recovery area.

– onlinelog: Online redo logs can also be made to go to the flash recovery area