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Move Recordings

As you use Channels over time, you may want to move your recordings to a new location.

If your recordings drive is getting full, it’s easy to move your content to a new hard drive.

Find Your Current Data directory

Open the Channels DVR Server web admin in a browser and look for the DVR checkbox to find where your data directory.

dvr path location

In this case, the data directory is at /Volumes/ExternalUSB/DVR.

Move Your Data

  1. Uncheck the DVR checkbox to disable DVR.
  2. Move the entire data directory to the new drive.
  3. Click the ... icon and select the new location where you moved the data directory.
  4. Recheck the DVR checkbox to re-enable DVR.