Moving or Deleting the SBS Monitoring database in SBS 2008

I have a server that is running SQL 2008 an currently the server is getting low on disk spaces.
I notice that the SMSMontoring _log.LDF is about 10GB is this something that can be moved or deleted?

Thanks
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
I don't know about moving it.  I don't think you can, but you can back it up and recreate it.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2011/08/22/how-to-recreate-the-sbsmonitoring-database.aspx

From the blog:

To recreate the databases use these steps:
1.Download the following package:
https://skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/.Public/MonitoringDBRecreate/Create-SBSMonitoringDb.zip?cid=d5fe25afb6c3615f&sc=documents 
 2.Extract the files to c:\windows\temp
3.Complete the one set of the following steps according to the version you are working with:

For SBS 2008
1.Launch an administrative PowerShell session
2.Launch the script:
C:\windows\temp\Create-SBSMonitoringDb.ps1
3.After completing the script and verifying that that monitoring is working, complete the steps in this article: http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2009/07/14/sbs-2008-console-may-take-too-long-to-display-alerts-and-security-statuses-display-not-available-or-crash.aspx

For SBS 2011 Standard
1.Launch "C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin\MoveDataPowerShellHost.exe" as an administrator
2.Launch the script:
C:\windows\temp\Create-SBSMonitoringDb.ps1


Or you can shrink it following the steps here:

This also shows how to recreate a new one as well.

http://blog.korteksolutions.com/the-sbsmonitoring-database-is-nearing-maximum-size-on-sbs-2008/
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Wayne88Commented:
I normally don't delete it.  Just backup the database, take it off the server for archiving in case you ever need it then replace it with an empty one.  Yes, it will get very large hogging the free space and slow down the server.
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