Solved

error with rebuild_log

Posted on 2007-03-30
1
530 Views
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
i tried
dbcc rebuild_log('fake','\\databasename\F\Mssql\MSSQL\Data\fake_log.ldf')
and i got this error

Msg 5110, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
File '\\databasename\F\Mssql\MSSQL\Data\fake_log.ldf' is on a network device not supported for database files.
DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed error messages, contact your system administrator.
0
Comment
Question by:yanci1179
1 Comment
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
rboyd56 earned 500 total points
ID: 18827335
You cannot use rebuild log to rebuild the log on a remote computer. You have to rebuild the log on a drive on the local machine.  You need to change this:

\\databasename\F\Mssql\MSSQL\Data\fake_log.ldf

to somethin like F:\Mssql\MSSQL\Data\fake_log.ldf'

Remote drives are not supported with SQL Server unless you have trace flag 1807 enabled per article:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304261

This is highly not recommended by Microsoft.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Load balancing is the method of dividing the total amount of work performed by one computer between two or more computers. Its aim is to get more work done in the same amount of time, ensuring that all the users get served faster.
Ever needed a SQL 2008 Database replicated/mirrored/log shipped on another server but you can't take the downtime inflicted by initial snapshot or disconnect while T-logs are restored or mirror applied? You can use SQL Server Initialize from Backup…
Via a live example, show how to extract information from SQL Server on Database, Connection and Server properties
Via a live example, show how to shrink a transaction log file down to a reasonable size.

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

24 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now