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:
1 1. Click on the Events tab (Figure 1)
Figure 1 -
Right click anywhere in the Events window 3. Choose Set Event Log Size
from the pop-up menu (Figure 2)
Figure 2 - Event Log
Note what the current value is and change the value to zero 5. Click
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
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
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
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