Universe.log can grow up to a size way bigger than what is setted for log rotation.

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Article ID: 87111

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Products

CA Automic Dollar Universe

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
In the universe.log : 
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| 2013-04-02 06:07:04 |ERROR|S|IO |pid=7060.6284| o_log_analyze | unable to rename log file to c:\orsyp\DUAS\WRP0DEX\log\universe.log_2013040206070400
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Patch level detected:Dollar Universe 6.0.00
Product Version: Dollar.Universe 6.0.0

Description :IO is unable to rotate universe.log, then, universe.log can grow up to a size way bigger than what is setted for log rotation.

Cause

Cause type:
Configuration
Root Cause: A lot of activity regarding universe.log can lead to the IO being unable to rename it, because OS will not give access, file being busy.

Environment

OS: Windows
OS Version: All supported.

Resolution

There is a variable that allow IO to lock the universe.log for its rotation :
U_ARCHLOG_LOCK

This variable can be found in
node's setting : Logging
under label :
System wide file lock for log archive
Or in french :
Verrouillage système du fichier journal lors de l’archive

This variable can be set to N (for no) Y (for Y) or B (Yes with blocking). Default is N.
Though setting it to Y could be enough, setting it to B can be necessary. Try Y before B.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component: Application.Server
Version: Dollar.Universe 6.0.0

Additional Information

Workaround :
N/A