Re: [Emerald] I'm in Trouble

Charles Weidner ( (no email) )
Thu, 12 Aug 1999 09:02:57 -0700


A log that large should not be a problem. If your customers are getting
authenticated through your terminal server Emerald and RadiusNT are
functioning fine..

If you would like to delete that log you can stop SQL server and delete it
and then start SQL server again.

----- Original Message -----
From: Patti Raatz <>
To: Emerald List <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 1999 11:25 PM
Subject: [Emerald] I'm in Trouble

> I'm not sure what is going on...maybe someone here can help me.
> Quite suddenly today, many of my customers could not navigate the web.
> them ping and received time out error messages, had them traceroute and
> get an error message (that my blonde brain can't remember at the moment
> I didn't write it down...duh).
> So I started looking through my hard drive after calling my upstream and
> being told they couldn't find a problem.
> What I found was a notepad file (named sql.log) that was 1.39GB in size!
> Looking at the properties told me the file was created 7/7/99 at 10:54 PM
> (the latest I stay at the office is 10:30PM and on Wed nights I was
> teaching).
> I've tried to open the file and lock up the server tight! I've tried to
> delete the file and told I can't because of a sharing violation!
> I have recovered some of my drive space by compressing the file but at the
> rate it is growing, I fear for my system and my customers loss of
> understanding. I don't know where this file came from, what it is doing,
> how to get rid of it....any suggestions?
> Patti
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