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exchange 2010 logs filling up

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Migration from exchange 2003 to 2010 done by another user. Now exchange logs are filling up the drive rapidly. Run a backup but makes no difference. Ran exchange user monitor but nothing is standing out. Server 2008. About to install sp1 as rpc requests running at 100%
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Have you configured the backup correctly?  Please have a read of the following article for guidance about the VSS settings:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/A_2452-Backing-up-Exchange-2010-Information-Store-using-Windows-Backup.html
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by:belpepsi
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Make sure in your backup you are doing a full exchange backup and committing and flushing the logs
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by:Amit
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Alan, Great Article. I have voted

Thanks
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by:Sid_F
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I will check this now.Having trouble getting the sp1 update on. I downloaded the update but it seems to run just a full install of exchange and doesn't mention sp1?
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=50b32685-4356-49cc-8b37-d9c9d4ea3f5b
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by:Alan Hardisty
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SP1 isn't lite!  It looks like a comelette install but that quite normal.  Lots of pre-requisites though :(
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by:Sid_F
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Thanks, are these pre req's outside of server 2008 latest sp?
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Yes - and when you have installed one - it tells you about another one you need!
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