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not able to purge exchange 2003 logs

Posted on 2015-01-09
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Hi ,
3-4 days back due to logs my exchange 2003 which was installed on c : got full .Now hen i am trying to purge the logs using NT backup i get the error as below , this is for the frontend server .

Backup Status
Operation: Backup
Active backup destination: File
Media name: "Backupfrontendexchange.bkf created 1/8/2015 at 5:40 AM"

Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1.
Backup of "XXXXXXXX\Microsoft Information Store\First Storage Group"
Backup set #1 on media #1
Backup description: "Set created 1/8/2015 at 5:40 AM"
Media name: "Backupfrontendexchange.bkf created 1/8/2015 at 5:40 AM"

Backup Type: Normal

Backup started on 1/8/2015 at 5:40 AM.
The 'Microsoft Information Store' returned 'Instance not found

' from a call to 'HrESEBackupSetup()' additional data '-'The 'Microsoft Information Store' returned 'Functions called in an invalid sequence.

' from a call to 'HrESEBackupClose()' additional data '-'
The operation was ended.
Backup completed on 1/8/2015 at 5:40 AM.
Directories: 0
Files: 0
Bytes: 0
Time:  1 second

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The operation did not successfully complete.
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The backup might fail because the C: is completely full. How much free space does C: have? Is there any other logical drive (such as D:)?
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i am taking back up on another drive . c: ha 200 mb only
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OK. Let us know.
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hi,

still not able to run the backup . can a rebootto the front end server resolve this
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200MB is very little free space. Try to free some space before performing a new backup.
You might try a reboot too.
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yes reboot worked . i am able to backup now
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