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Oracle® Database Reference
11g Release 1 (11.1)

Part Number B28320-01
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Property Description
Parameter type String
Syntax DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST = directory | disk group
Default value There is no default value.
Modifiable ALTER SYSTEM ... SID='*'
Basic Yes
Real Application Clusters You must set this parameter for every instance, and multiple instances must have the same value.

DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST specifies the default location for the flash recovery area. The flash recovery area contains multiplexed copies of current control files and online redo logs, as well as archived redo logs, flashback logs, and RMAN backups.

Specifying this parameter without also specifying the DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST_SIZE initialization parameter is not allowed.

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