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I am getting this error and it won't allow me to successfully run my maintenance plan.  Here is the error:

"The transaction log for the database 'NSMRulestat' is full.  To find out why space in the log cannot be reused, see the log_reused, see the log_reuse_wait_desc column in sys.databases"

I can't even find this database.  Any suggestions?

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by:udayakumarlm
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this explains why the log is full and how to handle the situation http://support.microsoft.com/kb/317375
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To get it resolved, Take a Full backup of NSMRulestat database and then issue the following statements:

backup log NSMRulestat with truncate_only;
dbcc shrinkfile ('NSMRulestat_Log', 1000)

This would do.
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So I am a newb to SQL... Can you explain how to to do this?
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Open SQL Server Management Studio and run the following commands:

backup log NSMRulestat with truncate_only;
dbcc shrinkfile ('NSMRulestat_Log', 1000)

This should help you out.
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Thanks!
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