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Is is possible to auto shrink the log file in IIS or is there an option provide in IIS. The only way I know is to compress the log file directory. If there is any way to auto shrink function that will shrink the file for a particular period.

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In IIS the log files can be set up to start a new log file each day. There is no compression capability in IIS for the logs. Best bet is to setup a job that will archive the log files somewhere else to prevent running out of disk space.

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Why not roll the logs daily, and remove files older than 'n' days?

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