How to correct the error "Alert log file is corrupt" in VERITAS Volume Manager (tm) for Windows NT
Alert log file is corrupt.
To resolve the error "Alert log file is corrupt", perform the steps detailed in one of the following two options:
Option 1 1. Click on the
Events tab (Figure 1)
Figure 1 - Events
2. Right click anywhere in the Events window
Set Event Log Size from the pop-up menu (Figure 2)
Figure 2 - Event Log Size
4. Note what the current value is and change the value to zero
OK. Repeat the steps above to open the "Event Log Size" window and change the zero back to the original value to re-enable event logging
Option 2 1. Open the Control Panel by clicking on
Start | Settings | Control Panel 2. Open the Services applet
3. Stop the VxSvc process by stopping the Disk Management Service (Figure 3)
Figure 3 - Disk Management Service
4. Open Windows NT Explorer and go to the directory where Volume Manager is installed. The default path is
C:\Program Files\VERITAS\Volume Manager 4.0\ 5. Delete the file named
VxSvcAlert.log 6. Start the Disk Management Service
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