Tag Archives: SQL Server Log

Unable to access SQL Error Log using SSMS


Recently my laptop was upgraded to Windows 10. Today while I was trying to access the SQL Server error log on my express instance (by executing xp_readerrorlog), I received the below error. Msg 22004, Level 16, State 1, Line 0Failed … Continue reading

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Shrinking Transaction log


Some days back, I had a discussion with one of my colleague about Shrinking a database log file. He told me that they had a database with a log size 10 times larger than the data file size, and they … Continue reading

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Increase SQL Server Error Logs


By default, 6 old SQL Server error log files are available on our SQL server instance and the older ones are recycled. However, sometimes, we may require the error log files older than the default. Its possible to increase the … Continue reading

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