RE: Exchange Logs

  • From: "Robert Abela" <robert@xxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 12:55:53 +0200

Hi Dave,

The log files in mdbdata folder are transaction log files.  To remove
such files do a full backup of the exchange information store and the
backup software (depends if it supports exchange) it will delete them
As regards that setting you are mentioning below (automatica deletion of
logs after 7 days), this option applies for the message tracking logs
not for the transaction log files, which have nothing to do in common
between them.

Robert Abela

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Haines [mailto:davidh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 12:46 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] Exchange Logs

Hello All,

Does anyone know how to re-use exchange logs, i have the server set to
delete logs after 7 days, but i still get a build up of logs in the
mdbdata folder, some as far back as July last year and at 5mb each they
soon eat away at space.

Any ideas will be greatly appreciated.



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