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I am getting the following error on Rebuild Index Maintenance Task.

"Executing the query "ALTER INDEX [PK_cartrige] ON [dbo..." failed with the following error: "A severe error occurred on the current command.  The results, if any, should be discarded.
A severe error occurred on the current command.  The results, if any, should be discarded.". Possible failure reasons: Problems with the query, "ResultSet" property not set correctly, parameters not set correctly, or connection not established correctly."

Where can i find more details on troubleshooting this error and find more details on the error. It seems to be a persistant problem since sql server 2005.


-Maintenance Plan has been working well for months. -Std Edition Sql Server 2008 -Db Integrity check successfull -sort result in tempdb is off -keep index online while reindexing is off -local server connection works for all other jobs prior to the task

2 Answers Found


Answer 1

It's standard operating procedure these days to just Google (Bing!) any error message like this.

I have no idea offhand what it means but it seems awfully common.




seems to relate to the transaction log being full, maybe you're out of disk space entirely.

is your database set to simple or full recovery?




Answer 2

Your absolutly right, the db was on full recovery mode and that was causing the logs to grow.

for now i had to babysit the backup and issued a checkpoint, and the rebuild was successfull. I'm looking into it and will add details. However, the logs should have grown without any problem as there was enough space. I am suspecting the authogrowth factor was not appropriate for the task.  Thanks Josh


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