exchage 2010 sp2 logs

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I am trying to clear exchange server back up logs.  I am making a second run with windows back up etc..I have large logs 135gb  not cleared in a while.  I have database back up..  If I turn on circular logging will this clear log files and what might go wrong with so many log files..

need to clear these log files pretty quickly

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You can enable cirucular logging but to get effective you will require to restart exchange services.
Cicular Logging will not clear the logs automatically....For quick relief you can dimount the database, move all the existing logs (Alternatively you can rename the logs folder and create a new blank one with same name). Enable circular logging and mount the database...this will work

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