troubleshooting Question

Single Stored Procedure to Remove Log Files

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Microsoft SQL ServerEmail ProtocolsMicrosoft SQL Server 2005
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I have a database that gets a lot of activity, but it's not really data that is critical for long-term archiving. I need to know if I can create a stored procedure that I can run a few times a day to basically delete all of the log files.

From what I understand, log files need to be backed-up before they are removed. I need some kind of procedure to do the backup then remove the log files (or shrink them). If it's possible to delete the logs without backup I would prefer that.

Is something like this possible?

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