server health checks sql /iis

Good afternoon,

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated....

I have to perform some weekly health checks on Windows IIS and SQL servers.

Can someone detail what I should be checking on a weekly basis.

IIS logs seem to be building up whats the process or archiving these or can they just be deleted?
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
1.  SQL database and log files growth
2.  Indexing of tables (if suggested/required by application vendor)
3.  Truncate old backup files
4.  Check event logs for errors
5.  Scripts to truncate IIS logs older than xx days
Spikeuk30Author Commented:
ahh ok

1. - is this just to monitor free hard drive space or do they need to be cleared down etc?
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
You monitor your SQL database and log files.  Your log files will grow but should get truncated once backup is performed.  If logs are not truncated then logs can grow  significantly potentially causing server to crash.  Rule of thumb is that your logs should not exceed your database (worst case scenario).

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