RE: Exchange Log Files

  • From: "John T \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 13:26:54 -0800

Are you doing a full backup of the IS using NTBackup?

If so, what does the backup log say?

John T
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Zajicek [mailto:toddz@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 12:21 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] Exchange Log Files
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> Hello;
> I have an Exchange 2003 server and have been doing backups of the Exchange
> store since I started the server about 2 years ago.  The middle of
> December, 2005, my backups failed and I stopped backing up the store until
> I purchased a new backup unit.
> I noticed that my hard drive was filling up very fast.  I checked my log
> files in the MDBDATA directory and the files were not being deleted
> because I was not backing up .  I deleted several of the files to free up
> about 3 gig of space.
> I started backing up shortly after and noticed that since I restarted my
> backups, using Microsoft Server 2003 Backup, I noticed that my log files
> are not being deleted.  I still have log files that are going back to
> December 20, 2005.
> Any thoughts?
> 
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