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Is it possible to clean the log (not the database log) on Exchange 2010 automatically as I see that there are many logs accumulated under C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles\W3SVC1. Just wonder we can set the retention period for the log ...

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As per me your can't do that.
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Hi

W3SVC1 is most probable the logs for the default website in IIS. (where OWA lives)
You can easily write some simple powershell script which deletes entries older then x days.

Code would look like this and the job would be a scheduled task.

# Delete all Files in C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles on yourservername older than 7 day(s)

$Path = "C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles"
$Daysback = "-7"
$CurrentDate = Get-Date
$DatetoDelete = $CurrentDate.AddDays($Daysback)
Get-ChildItem $Path -Recurse | Where-Object { $_.LastWriteTime -lt $DatetoDelete } | Remove-Item
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