Exchange Backup 2008 Server

How do I backup exchange 2008 and clear also the logs? I have been able to backup ... but the logs do not seem to clear filling up the C drive.
Starquest321Asked:
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
Are you just doing a standard Full Backup?  This only does a VSS Copy Backup and you would have to do a Full VSS Backup.

Do a Custom Backup and add the drive that contains the exchange data.  Open the Advanced Settings and choose VSS Full Backup in the VSS Settings
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
You will also need an Exchange Aware Backup as well to ensure that everything is being backed up correctly. You can use Windows Server Backup to backup Exchange if you like. Performing a Full Backup (if done correctly) will purge the logs.

Will.
Moreno JackCommented:
I would like to confirm if the issue has been resolved as per above suggestions ?

If not yet, then please have a look on below given informative posts that might be helps you to accomplish this task:

How to manually purge Exchange server logs: http://ilantz.com/2011/10/26/how-to-manually-purge-exchange-server-logs-clean-and-easy/

Exchange backups on Windows Server 2008: https://www.simple-talk.com/sysadmin/exchange/exchange-backups-on-windows-server-2008/

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