how to increase cluter log file size

Discussion in 'Clustering' started by Chris, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Chris

    Chris Guest

    We have problem with our Exchange 2003 A/P cluster on Windows 2003. When
    trying to check the cluster.log can't find any entries before the failover.
    Looks like the dafult size is 8 MB. Once reached old entries will be
    overwriten. I found following MS article to increase the log size but have
    some questions.

    1. in the article it says to create a new registry paramenter
    "clusterlogsize" with DWORD value. But talking to PSS I was told the value
    should be STRING.

    2. in the article it didn't say whether it needs to restart the server or
    cluster service after the registry change. I made the change with either
    DWORD and STRING and then ran SET. It didn't show up. Plus log is still
    rolling back when reached 8 MB. So, should I restart the server or just
    cluster service?

    3. If I need to change the log size later on do I need to restart the server
    or cluster service again?

    4. Is there any bad impact with large cluster log? for exampel, does it make
    failover and back slower?

    Chris, Oct 22, 2008
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