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How to keep errorlog within reasonable size?

2 posts in Windows NT Last posting was on 2000-04-13 00:59:54.0Z
Bo Wikström Posted on 2000-04-12 13:44:30.0Z
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Is it possible to either shrink the errorlog or make a backup copy and
then empty the current one,
without stopping Sybase?

/Bo Wikström


Jerry Dennany Posted on 2000-04-13 00:59:54.0Z
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Sybase does a file-lock on the errorlog while the server is running, so I do
not believe that this is possible while the server is up (of course, I could
be wrong...)

Jerry Dennany
jerdenn@mindspring.com


Bo Wikström wrote in message <38F47DBE.9A2631BC@capgemini.se>...
Is it possible to either shrink the errorlog or make a backup copy and
then empty the current one,
without stopping Sybase?

/Bo Wikström