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pwint
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Posted - 10/07/2005 :  04:10:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi

I 've set the file properties of both data files and transaction log file to "Automatically grow file" and maximun file size to "unrestricted file growth". The data file is OK but the transaction log file bigger and bigger and i can't shrink anymore.When i changed to "restrict file growth" option and give some amount, it shows the alert "The transaction log file is full ..." or something like that when i worked on the database.

How can i shrink for that transaction log file,please? Is there better solution to solve that problem? Please advice me.

Thanks.

ditch
Flowing Fount of Yak Knowledge

South Africa
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Posted - 10/07/2005 :  04:15:53  Show Profile  Visit ditch's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Set the recovery model to simple mode

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nr
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United Kingdom
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Posted - 10/07/2005 :  05:01:34  Show Profile  Visit nr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
see
http://www.mindsdoor.net/SQLAdmin/TransactionLogFileGrows_1.html

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