Log shipping log backups

Chaitanya Kiran 776 Reputation points
2021-09-20T05:00:31.21+00:00

Good Morning

In Log shipping, we set up automated log backups. So, my doubt is whether these log backups truncate log file?

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  1. AmeliaGu-MSFT 13,961 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-09-20T07:00:15.057+00:00

    Hi ChaitanyaKiran-2787,

    Log Shipping Backup does just like regular log backup. It will delete inactive virtual log files (VLFs) from the logical transaction log of a SQL Server database, freeing space in the logical log for reuse by the Physical transaction log.
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    Amelia


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  1. Olaf Helper 42,486 Reputation points
    2021-09-20T06:46:48.21+00:00

    log backups truncate log file?

    Log backup don't truncate anything, it just free's VLF = Virtual log files.

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