Changing NX Witness database file locations from default - Windows




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    Hi Jacob Luebbers,

    Nx Witness now does not support to change the path during the installation or run-time. But you would be able to move the installation folder, including the motion index and the database files afterward.

    Here are the steps:

    1) Install the Nx Witness as usual.
    2) Stop the mediaserver service.
    3) Copy the folder : 

    C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Network Optix

    4) Paste the whole folder to the new path you would like to have, ex: 

    C:\New Path

    5) Execute regedit, then find the server config. Add a new string value : dataDir.
    The registry key is :

    Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Network Optix\Network Optix Media Server

    6) Double click the dataDir, then paste the path from step 4) with the postfix, ex: 

    C:\New Path\Network Optix\Network Optix Media Server

    7) Restart the mediaserver, then you should see the database file and motion index will be read/stored from the new path.

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    Jacob Luebbers

    Thanks Ichiro - we'll probably install the OS on the larger 1.7TB volume anyway, but it's good to know this can be changed post-install.

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