Last Friday, I installed Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 (WSS) on Windows Server 2008. This morning (Monday), I noticed that the C drive has only 502 KB of free space. I went through the C drive and found a 15 GB log file in the following directory:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\12\LOGS
This, apparently, got created at 7:44PM last Friday night somehow. I, just now, deleted it as it was too big to open in Notepad. The server now has 14.2 GB of free space on the C drive.
Since the C drive is only a 30GB drive, we can't afford for log files of this size to get created again.
I checked Event Viewer and there were no events leading to a cause for this.
Does anyone know why this would have happened? Is there a way of preventing this from happening, again? Is there a way of automatically purging these log files?
In light of this, the client would like for the Temp, tmp, and all log file locations moved off of the C drive and onto the D drive. Is there a way to do so without uninstalling and reinstalling WSS onto the D drive?
Are there really any issues (aside from log file creation!) with installing Windows Sharepoint Service onto the C drive?