Change default Archive log destination in Oracle

Change the default Archive log destination in Oracle

1. Find the current archive log destination

SQL> archive log list;
Database log mode Archive Mode
Automatic archival Enabled
Archive destination E:\oracle\12.2.0\dbhome_1\rdbms
Oldest online log sequence 4556
Next log sequence to archive 4558
Current log sequence 4558
SQL> select destination,STATUS from v$archive_dest where statuS='VALID';

DESTINATION                        STATUS
---------------------------------- ---------
E:\oracle\12.2.0\dbhome_1\rdbms    VALID

2. Create the new folder or location for new archive destination with OS commands.
3. Change the Destination of archive log.
alter system set log_archive_dest_1='LOCATION=D:\Oracle\Archivelog' scope=both;
4. Verified with commands:
SQL> Alter system switch logfiles;
SQL>archive log list;

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