Stash can't be started due to the transaction log for database is full

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Starting Stash fails with the following message on the UI:

SpringMVC dispatcher [springMvc] could not be started

The following is seen on atlassian-stash.log:

09-Jun-2015 09:54:04.048 SEVERE [http-nio-7990-exec-1] org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.invoke Servlet.service() for servlet springMvc threw exception
 com.atlassian.stash.exception.DataStoreException: A database error has occurred.
Caused by: org.springframework.dao.InvalidDataAccessResourceUsageException: could not execute batch; SQL [update cwd_user set user_name=?, lower_user_name=?, is_active=?, created_date=?, updated_date=?, first_name=?, lower_first_name=?, last_name=?, lower_last_name=?, display_name=?, lower_display_name=?, email_address=?, lower_email_address=?, external_id=?, directory_id=?, credential=? where id=?]; nested exception is org.hibernate.exception.SQLGrammarException: could not execute batch
Caused by: org.hibernate.exception.SQLGrammarException: could not execute batch
Caused by: The transaction log for database 'stash' is full due to 'LOG_BACKUP'. 


The problem is on your Microsoft SQL database that contains a full table.


Check the guide below for Microsoft SQL to fix your database and restart Stash.

Last modified on Apr 6, 2016

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