DROP FLASHBACK ARCHIVE

Purpose

Use the DROP FLASHBACK ARCHIVE clause to remove a flashback data archive from the system. This statement removes the flashback data archive and all the historical data in it, but does not drop the tablespaces that were used by the flashback data archive.

Prerequisites

You must have the FLASHBACK ARCHIVE ADMINISTER system privilege to drop a flashback data archive.

Semantics

flashback_archive

Specify the name of the flashback data archive you want to drop.

You cannot drop the default flashback data archive unless it has been disabled for all tables for which historical tracking is enabled with this flashback data archive.

See Also:

CREATE FLASHBACK ARCHIVE for information on creating flashback data archives and for some simple examples of using flashback data archives