We are preparing to build some new NX Witness servers for a mid-sized (~30 camera) deployment. The servers are Dell PowerEdge R750 boxes running Windows Server 2022 and have the following drives available:
2 x 460GB SSD RAID1 - no writeback cache support
2 x 1.7TB SSD RAID1 - battery-backed writeback cache support
12 x 20TB HDD (either RAID6 or standone JDOB)
We'll be using the big slow spinning disks for the storage disks, and would normally install the OS on the smaller 460GB SSD volume, and ideally install the NX Witness server onto the 1.7TB SSD volume as it has better write performance than the OS volume due to the battery-backed write cache, which should benefit the DB IO patterns used for the various DBs the server uses.
However from what I can read in the support KB here the system, server and smart motion DB files all default to being stored under:
Is it possible to change this location either during install or afterwards so we can host these on the faster non-OS SSD volume?
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