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Is it safe to delete the OLD log files in the Exchsrvr\srvrname.log folder 
and Exchsrvr\mdbdata folder?  


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Paula (89)
9/12/2005 4:44:02 PM
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On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:44:02 -0700, "Paula"
<Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>Is it safe to delete the OLD log files in the Exchsrvr\srvrname.log folder 
>and Exchsrvr\mdbdata folder?  
>

The Servername.log dir are the tracking logs, they should be deleted
automatically according to the General tab of the server properties in
ESM.

Do not delete the log files in the mdbdata directory. Run an online
full exchange aware backup to purge those.

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adavid (8731)
9/12/2005 4:55:40 PM
I use CA's BrightStor Arcserve backup with both the Exchange Agent and Open 
File aganet, but I still have 845 MB of files in the mdbdata folder.  Any 
ideas?

"Andy David - MVP" wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:44:02 -0700, "Paula"
> <Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> 
> >Is it safe to delete the OLD log files in the Exchsrvr\srvrname.log folder 
> >and Exchsrvr\mdbdata folder?  
> >
> 
> The Servername.log dir are the tracking logs, they should be deleted
> automatically according to the General tab of the server properties in
> ESM.
> 
> Do not delete the log files in the mdbdata directory. Run an online
> full exchange aware backup to purge those.
> 
> 
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Paula (89)
9/12/2005 5:55:03 PM
What kind of backup?
-- 
Ed Crowley
MVP - Exchange
"Protecting the world from PSTs and brick backups!"

"Paula" <Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:6779D201-7854-4310-94E7-495D18B3EC01@microsoft.com...
>I use CA's BrightStor Arcserve backup with both the Exchange Agent and Open
> File aganet, but I still have 845 MB of files in the mdbdata folder.  Any
> ideas?
>
> "Andy David - MVP" wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:44:02 -0700, "Paula"
>> <Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>
>> >Is it safe to delete the OLD log files in the Exchsrvr\srvrname.log 
>> >folder
>> >and Exchsrvr\mdbdata folder?
>> >
>>
>> The Servername.log dir are the tracking logs, they should be deleted
>> automatically according to the General tab of the server properties in
>> ESM.
>>
>> Do not delete the log files in the mdbdata directory. Run an online
>> full exchange aware backup to purge those.
>>
>> 


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curspice6401 (3487)
9/12/2005 6:13:53 PM
On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 10:55:03 -0700, "Paula"
<Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I use CA's BrightStor Arcserve backup with both the Exchange Agent and Open 
>File aganet, but I still have 845 MB of files in the mdbdata folder.  Any 
>ideas?

Dont use the open file agent for exchange. 
Are you doing a full backup? 
What do the event logs and backup logs say? 
Any errors?


>
>"Andy David - MVP" wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:44:02 -0700, "Paula"
>> <Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>> 
>> >Is it safe to delete the OLD log files in the Exchsrvr\srvrname.log folder 
>> >and Exchsrvr\mdbdata folder?  
>> >
>> 
>> The Servername.log dir are the tracking logs, they should be deleted
>> automatically according to the General tab of the server properties in
>> ESM.
>> 
>> Do not delete the log files in the mdbdata directory. Run an online
>> full exchange aware backup to purge those.
>> 
>> 
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adavid (8731)
9/12/2005 6:24:39 PM
HI
Use NTBACKUP, and backup  "First storage group" in Microsoft Exchange Server

"Andy David - MVP" wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 10:55:03 -0700, "Paula"
> <Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> 
> >I use CA's BrightStor Arcserve backup with both the Exchange Agent and Open 
> >File aganet, but I still have 845 MB of files in the mdbdata folder.  Any 
> >ideas?
> 
> Dont use the open file agent for exchange. 
> Are you doing a full backup? 
> What do the event logs and backup logs say? 
> Any errors?
> 
> 
> >
> >"Andy David - MVP" wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:44:02 -0700, "Paula"
> >> <Paula@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> >> 
> >> >Is it safe to delete the OLD log files in the Exchsrvr\srvrname.log folder 
> >> >and Exchsrvr\mdbdata folder?  
> >> >
> >> 
> >> The Servername.log dir are the tracking logs, they should be deleted
> >> automatically according to the General tab of the server properties in
> >> ESM.
> >> 
> >> Do not delete the log files in the mdbdata directory. Run an online
> >> full exchange aware backup to purge those.
> >> 
> >> 
> 
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lmelm (34)
9/12/2005 6:50:04 PM
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