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Posted - 12/12/2005 :  07:21:18  Show Profile  Visit AskSQLTeam's Homepage
NIleema writes "how to read Mssql transaction log file"

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Posted - 12/12/2005 :  07:22:26  Show Profile  Visit robvolk's Homepage
Get Log Explorer from Lumigent:

Red Gate also has a log reading product:

There's also the DBCC LOG command. It is undocumented though, and the output is not easily readable. Log Explorer would be your best bet.
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Posted - 12/12/2005 :  14:22:11  Show Profile
Hi NIleema, Welcome to SQL Team!

If might help us to know why you are needing to do this?

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Posted - 12/13/2005 :  00:47:51  Show Profile  Visit activecrypt's Homepage  Send activecrypt a Yahoo! Message
dbcc log(yrdb)
or you can use some Third Party tools as suggested , but curious to know why you wants to read this logs ! do plan to undo some actions !


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Posted - 08/26/2006 :  08:16:23  Show Profile  Send TRACEYSQL an ICQ Message
hi there when u say read log files and the tools mentioned is this reading the LDF files...
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