SBS 2008 Server - MonitoringServiceLogs file occupies huge space on C Drive

On Windows SBS 2008 server you will see that log files in the folder C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Logs\MonitoringServiceLogs will filled up and occupies the space on C drive.

Actually these logs will used for the troubleshooting purpose and what need to be done to clear these log files.

  • Stop the Windows SBS Manager service.
  • Go to the folder C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Logs\MonitoringServiceLogs and compress the logs ( If you compress and archive them you can use for troubleshooting in future). 
  • If you don't want to store those log files you can simply delete them, no problem will occur.
  • Now go a head and start the Windows SBS Manager service, and new log will be created again.
 Note: In-general DataServiceComponents.log is the log file which occupies the more space.
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