×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Can Seagate Info7 Output File be moved?

Can Seagate Info7 Output File be moved?

Can Seagate Info7 Output File be moved?

(OP)
Dear Forum,
We are currently running Seagate Info7 (Product 7.0.2.200).
Is it possible to move the Instances Output Directory and retain all current instances on the Info Desktop?
Replies continue below

Recommended for you

RE: Can Seagate Info7 Output File be moved?

Yes.

First have all users log off of the system.  Then perform a full backup of the system, including the system database (CINFODB) that the APS uses to track everything.

Now you can make the change.  Use the Info Configuration Manager on the APS machine.  Select the APS tab, then select the File Stores... button.  This will open a dialog "Update DatabaseWizard - Select Operation"; ensure that the operation to change file storage locations is marked and click the Next button.

This will open a dialog "Update DatabaseWizard - Change File Locations".  With this wizard you can change ONE of the file locations at a time without fear of clobering anything else (I have not had much success trying a multiple change).  Select the Output directory check box and then fill in the name of the new output directory, then click on the Next button.

This will open a new, and final, dialog "Update Database Wizard - Copy Files".  You have three choices here: (1) Only update the database (You have copied the files yourself, and will perform any cleanup desired yourself); (2) Update the database and copy files from the old location to the new location; and, (3) Update the database, copy the files from the old location to the new location, and delete the files from the old location.  (My preference is to move and delete the files myself.  I strongly recommend against option 3, but a good backup will protect you here.)  Pick your option and click the Finish button.

Depending on the number instances being moved, the database type, if files are being moved/deleted, etc. the time required could take from only a minute or less to upwards of 15 minutes.

We have done this on several occasions with minimal difficulty.

RE: Can Seagate Info7 Output File be moved?

(OP)
Thank you, much appreciated

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close