Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

SBS 2008 disk space and the DataServiceComponents.log file

Posted on 2014-03-16
5
Medium Priority
?
1,072 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-16
Is it safe to clear( archive )  the  DataServiceComponents.log file from Windows small business server folder ?  im running out of space on the server and found this folder taking over 4 GB of space .

Please advice if anyone has encountered the same .

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:singh_vir
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 13

Assisted Solution

by:Santosh Gupta
Santosh Gupta earned 1336 total points
ID: 39932300
Hi,

yes, you can delete it, it is used for troubleshooting purpose.

0. Stop the Windows SBS Manager service.
1. rename the DataServiceComponents.log  to DataServiceComponentsold.log
2. Start  the Windows SBS Manager service and see in explorer.refresh it
3. now you can see the new DataServiceComponents.log  file should created automatically.
4. now delete DataServiceComponentsold.log
1
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Schuyler Dorsey
ID: 39932520
0
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:Tony Giangreco
Tony Giangreco earned 664 total points
ID: 39948873
Here is an app that I've used at multiple clients to identify the largest files on a server or desktop, their size and location.

It works great and provides a fast view of what is taking up the most space.

http://www.jam-software.com/treesize/?language=EN&pk_campaign=AdWords&pk_kwd=TreeSize%20Pro_EN

Hope it helps!
1
 

Author Comment

by:singh_vir
ID: 39964578
Hi ,

Can we stop the Windows SBS Manager service during the live environment .will this effect any of the other services / function on the server ?

Thanks
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Santosh Gupta earned 1336 total points
ID: 39964617
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

After hours on line I found a solution which pointed to the inherited Active Directory permissions . You have to give/allow permissions to the "Exchange trusted subsystem" for the user in the Active Directory...
New style of hardware planning for Microsoft Exchange server.
In this video we show how to create a Shared Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >> Sha…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…
Suggested Courses

722 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question