RE: Backup doesn't Flush Logs

Quick question regarding all of this, do you back up the log files?


-----Original Message-----
From: Joel Mansford 
Sent: 09 May 2002 10:58
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Subject: [exchangelist] RE: Backup doesn't Flush Logs


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Nope, I have three, and they're all mounted all of the time.  Except for
when the log file partition runs out of disk space and it all falls over
of course :o)

Joel.

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From: Marc Mearns [mailto:Marc.Mearns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 08 May 2002 17:31
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Subject: [exchangelist] RE: Backup doesn't Flush Logs


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Joel

Have you got any and of your databases dismounted in your storage group?

Regards

Marc Mearns


-----Original Message-----
From: Walkowiak, Matt [mailto:Matt.Walkowiak@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 08 May 2002 16:23
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Subject: [exchangelist] RE: Backup doesn't Flush Logs


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Are you scanning your M: drive with a virus scanning software?  That'll
cause your logs to fill up in a hurry.

Matt

-----Original Message-----
From: Joel Mansford [mailto:Joel.Mansford@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2002 10:15 AM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] Backup doesn't Flush Logs

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I use Veritas Backup Exec v8.5 (with exch2k agent) to back up my
Exchange 2000 Server (SP2).  I have a problem in that the log files
don't flush when I perform a full backup.  I contact Veritas who said I
should try a Windows Backup, again the log files don't flush on a full
backup. I moved the contents of the MDBDATA folder following MS
instructions to give the following.  All moves appear fine as new logs
go into the correct partition.  However they fill the partition every
fortnight or so.

C:(8GB) - System Drive, Exchange installed in C:\Program Files\ExchSrvr
D:(4GB) - AD, DFS Roots
E:(10Gb)        - IS Logs file (*.log that is usually in MDBDATA)
F:(30Gb)        - Information Store Files (priv1.edb etc.etc.)

I don't want to enable Circular Logging. And I've even tried adding a
policy which flushes log files older than 7 days, but doesn't seem to do
anything.  The machine is also a DC.

Any ideas?

Cheers,

Joel Mansford.

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