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Exchange 2010 log files filling my c drive

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I have heaps of Exchange log files filling up my C drive. I am running Exchange 2010.
I read a post that said do a full windows backup to truncate the log files. So I did that and my log files are still there.

Whats the trick, as I feel like just deleting them, will that be ok.
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Faisal Khan earned 500 total points
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1. enable cirular logging on the exchange store once.
2. unmount and mount the data store
This will clear teh existing logs for you.
now again.
1. reable the cirular loggin as this should be enable for restoring database at Exchange failure situation.
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I chose the easiest solution, thanks guys for the fast response.
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