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Re: Clearing IIS logs
From: "Shoten" <shoten () starpower net>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 14:40:32 -0400

The problem with this method is that IIS will not continue the existing log
file, but rather create a new one.


IIS keeps the log file open, so I don't know of a way to do it without
stopping IIS. The easiest way to acccomplish this is to create an AT job
that stops IIS, deletes the logs and then restarts IIS. The account that
the
AT service runs as probably has permissions to do this. To cause even more
confusion for the admin, copy an old log and give it the same name as
todays' log. Some log types don't show the date in the individual entries,
but the admin may not notice either way.



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