Is it ok to delete log files on C:\WINDOWS\system32\LogFiles\W3SVC1?

By muyjr ·
I found out that those log files are taking much of our Microsoft exchange server. It is possible to delete or transfer the location of those log files on one of our drive in the server. It takes 15 GB of the Drive C:. Is there anyway to automate deleting those log files older that 30 days. Need help with this one because we are getting low disk space everyday on our exchange server, primarily because of this.

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Exchange transaction logs in the mdbdata directory are used

by CG IT In reply to Is it ok to delete log fi ...

this is an MS KB article on offline backup of Exchange mdbdata transaction logs but you can get an idea of what they are and why they are important.

there is really no automated way of deleting them other than backing them up. Note:

Do NOT Manually Delete them.

here's a Petri article on the MDBdata how backup utilities gets rid of them and why you don't just manually delete them.

IIS log files are ok to delete. Actually any log files are ok except Exchange mdbdata transaction logs which typically is what chews up storage because backups aren't done.

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