SQL 2005 backups

I got this message:
Your SQL Server database is currently set to Full recovery model. Without regular transaction log backups, they will eventually consume all available disk space.

Looking for a article to setup backup correctly. I use backup exec for backup .bak files not live sql data.
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Paul JacksonConnect With a Mentor Software EngineerCommented:
Unfortunately backup exec will not truncate or shrink the log files automatically.
To get round this I set up a maintenance plan in sql to trucate the logs.

Symantec Support Article - http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH33654

How to setup a maintenance plan to shrink the databases in sql server 2005 - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188432(v=sql.90).aspx
HubmanAuthor Commented:
An article for someone new to SQL
If you run your database in Full recovery, you need to backup your transaction log files.  It sounds like you are backing up your data files.  Here is a step by step guide to back up the log files.  It's 2008, but it should still apply.



JestersGrindConnect With a Mentor Commented:
By the way, the other option is to change the recovery model to simple.  Then backup aren't necessary, but you lose the ability to restore to a point in time.  You would only be able to restore from the full backup.


HubmanAuthor Commented:
Thanks, I wil go over these and make a new post if I have any new questions
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