VEEAM not truncating Exchange 2010 Logs in a DAG

Posted on 2013-01-29
Last Modified: 2014-04-27
We currently have 1 exchange server and just added a secondary member in a DAG.  Prior to adding the Setup our VEEAM was truncating logs at the end of a successful back up.  After adding the secondary number VEEAM successfully completes the backup job but the logs will not truncate.  Please help?  we don;t understand why it wont truncate and have seen items on the web regarding DAGS and VEEAM challenges.
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ID: 38833735

what is the status of replication? if it is suspended logs wont be purged until logs are shipped to passive server.

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ID: 38833806

We actually had it connected on our local network before we shipped it off to its secondary location.  As far as we can tell the logs were up fully replicated over.  we checked to see the oldest log file and it was from the day prior before starting the back up.  The back up ran successful but yet the logs werent truncated.
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ID: 38834162
check the event viewer, what it says?
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Author Comment

ID: 38834178
Event viewer has no errors to vss as far as we can tell the back up was successful?

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ID: 38834220
Database Copy Status Healthy
We backup active database sever
Veeam 6.5 latest updates
Exchange 2010 sp2 roll up 5
VMware esxi 5.0
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Expert Comment

ID: 38834236
Did you try dismounting and mounting database?
what is the status of Content Indexing? is it healthy?

In one of my environment restarting the ADTopology service would flush the logs.

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The problem went away just ran the back up tonight and logs were finally truncated.  Did not make any changes

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