Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.3 Administration Guide Understanding Logging Options

You can set options that control the message store logging configuration by the command line.

The optimal settings for these options depend on the rate at which log data accumulates. It may take between 4,000 and 10,000 log entries to occupy 1 MB of storage. At the more verbose levels of logging (such as Notice), a moderately busy server may generate hundreds of megabytes of log data per week. Here is one approach you can follow: