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Tons of logfiles in the vss provider\logs directory

Created: 06 Aug 2013 | 1 comment
Ralf Gerresheim's picture


during a routine control of my servers I found in the vss provider\logs directory for each day a snapshot for backup is performed, a log file which is empty, In the past, some of the logfiles contains messages, but since middle of october, all logfiles are empty (maybe because I installed a patch).

Does this should me give a hint of things not running perfectly?

I'm running BE 2012 now, last year I'm running BE2010.

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Jaydeep S's picture

These logs will only log issues with different snapshot operation. Typically they can be blank or have a few line of data logged everythime unless there is an issue. to increase or decrease the logging refer to

Edit: You can safely remove these files if not needed.