I started off the new year by reading the Oracle Database 19c New Features Guide and I came across a very nice new feature : Oracle Network Log File Segmentation. It is now possible to specify a maximum file size for listener logs and a maximum number of files to keep. In previous versions, only
log.xml was segmented in chunks of 10Mb, but not the plain text
- LOG_FILE_NUM_listener_name : To specify the number of log file segments. At any point of time there can be only
nlog file segments where
LOG_FILE_NUM_listener_name. If the log grows beyond this number, then the older segments are deleted.
- LOG_FILE_SIZE_listener_name : To specify the size of each log file segment. The size is in