Solved

vmware vcenter  transaction log for database 'VIM_VCDB' is full

Posted on 2012-12-25
3
1,352 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-08
The transaction log for database 'VIM_VCDB' is full. To find out why space in the log cannot be reused, see the log_reuse_wait_desc column in sys.databases


how to solve this issue.
0
Comment
Question by:leganti
3 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Subhashish Laha
ID: 38720063
have a look on below link:

http://communities.vmware.com/thread/299024
0
 
LVL 119
ID: 38720066
0
 
LVL 22

Accepted Solution

by:
Luciano Patrão earned 500 total points
ID: 38721797
Hi

First you should change your recovery Model database to Simple mode.

Second you should shrink your database.

Articles:

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1003980

How to shrink database:

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1036738

For safe keeping, you should trunk your database before reduce/shrink the vCenter DB.

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007453

You can also purge the old data from your vCenter DB

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1025914

Note: Always backup your vCenter DB before any changes.

Hope this can help

Jail
0

Featured Post

Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Exchange server is not supported in any cloud-hosted platform (other than Azure with Azure Premium Storage).
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Create your first Windows Virtual Machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5) Host Server, the Windows OS we will install is Windows Server 2016.
Teach the user how to install vSphere Update Manager  Console to Windows system:  Install vSphere Update Manager: Configure vSphere Update Manager plug-in in vSphere Client: Verify vSphere Update Manager settings in vSphere Client:
Advanced tutorial on how to run the esxtop command to capture a batch file in csv format in order to export the file and use it for performance analysis. He demonstrates how to download the file using a vSphere web client (or vSphere client) and exp…

831 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