Guide to MS Exchange Circular Logging

Find out if you need circular logging and how to enable it on various Microsoft Exchange Server editions

Circular logging is a method of saving hard disk space in Microsoft Exchange transaction logging. It works by overwriting individual log files so that the transaction log (the set of all log files) does not expand the limit on the hard disk.

The whitepaper introduces you to the circular logging on MS Exchange Server. It explains what circular logging is all about, and outlines the processes of enabling and disabling circular logging on Microsoft Exchange Servers editions 2003-2016. You’ll also get pointers on the possible issues you may encounter when it comes to circular logging.

After reading this guide, you can carefully consider all the positives as well as the corresponding negatives of each option.

Make an informed decision about whether to enable or disable circular logging on your MS Exchange server, depending on your overall backup strategy.