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Exchange low on storage and backup

So this exchange server disk almost filled up and incoming mail stopped. So I changed EdgeTransport.exe.config and set "EnableResourceMonitoring" to false. now I need suggestions on freeing up the disk space and backup exchange server.
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lucid8

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Make an image of the server using acronis or clonezilla.  put a new larger hard drive into the exchange server and put the image on.  After that use a partition utility to resize the hard drive to a larger size.
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It's a VM server tha'ts connected to a NAS. I can't expand the disk at this moment. I need ways to clean up temp and log files. also what's the best method to backup exchange?
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luci8, great info. I'm on server 2008and ntbackup don't exist but used windows server backup and backed up the server. there weren't much log files, the database itself is huge. I just need to move to a larger disk array.
Thanks.
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Glad I was of assistance and thanks much for the points