Spotlight raises an Archive Destination Failure alarm when at least one of the archive destinations specified for redo log files is about to become full.
When you see this alarm, you should make space in the archive log destination by purging it, or by backing it up to an offline medium.
Note: A destination failure may also cause a Archive Critical Failure Alarm (a critical failure of the archiving process) if:
Suggestions for improving the archiving process
Archiving is important for safeguarding database changes and for recovery. It is important to protect and back up archive files to some offsite media.
There are three primary goals when archiving redo log files: