Where would I find activesync

I am having issues looking for activesync logs on my Exchange 2007 Server. The logs are filling.... 1Mb per minute. This is shutting down the exchange server and the datastore will not mount. Not sure yet what the cause is but need to regain some space


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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
The default location for your ActiveSync Logs would be at the following location, unless you have changed this otherwise. This will be found on the Exchange server that has the client access server role installed.


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spgiddAuthor Commented:
Thanks Will...
I believe that the files are filling in from Active sync... The folder that is filling up is....
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Mailbox\First Storage Group

we changed the circular logging to enabled.. have not restarted yet we have mail populated and running however the log file is increasing by 1Mb per minute.. Our Exchange guy is out of town and he left a message saying that there is a problem with activesync.. so also wondering if activesync logs will go to the above folder
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Mailbox\First Storage Group

That directory path is not ActiveSync those are transaction database logs. It is possible that your ActiveSync users can generate a lot of changes which leads to more transaction logs that need to be committed to your database.

What version of Exchange are you running? have you restarted the MSExchangeIS service? If you enable circular logging you will lose any logs and will not be able to replay them if something happens to the database.

You have a couple of choices
- expand the C drive with a larger disk
- add an additional disk and more the logs to another directory (this requires an outage)

If you have no other option but to enable circular logging I suggest you take a backup to ensure that you have the most recent email that has been committed to the database.

Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
The Exchange product team have an article on the rapid growth of the logs.

Most common cause - an iPhone and a calendar entry.


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