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Created: 19 Feb 2013 • Updated: 20 Feb 2013 | 7 comments
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I have installed SEPM 12.1 on a windows 2003 server and currently its log file is taking 31 gb of space i have added just 2 clients for checking purpose. Is there any way to shrink of reduce the size of this log file. Thanks in advance for your help

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Ashish-Sharma's picture


Check this artical


Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager installation folder is taking a lot of space using version 12.1
Article:TECH165320  |  Created: 2011-07-22  |  Updated: 2012-08-26  |  Article URL

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

biju.bala's picture

Thanks it worked fine. Now size is normal

SebastianZ's picture

Have a look for some guidelines regarding database maintanance: should be able as well to schedule these task automatically:

Scheduling automatic database maintenance tasks

Ambesh_444's picture


Please check with these.

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ᗺrian's picture

This was a known issue issue in an early version of 12.1. You should upgrade to the latest version to fix.

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Chetan Savade's picture


Check these Articles:

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) Database Transaction Log (sem5.log) Consumes Hard Drive Space in SEP SBE 12.1 RU1

Shrink the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 12.1 embedded database

Also refere these articles:

Disk Space Management procedures for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Changing the log settings to reduce the size of the database.

Chetan Savade
Sr.Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support

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