vmware vcenter  transaction log for database 'VIM_VCDB' is full

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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


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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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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

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