How To Change the Document Repository Directory Path
solution applies to DocuShare 6.0.1, 6.5.x, 6.6.x and 7.
support is unable to guarantee that DocuShare will be able to connect to your
remote server if security on your network or on your server is blocking
DocuShare from connecting.
Note: You must be
the DocuShare Administrator to perform this solution.
solution applies to Windows Servers ONLY.
To change the Document
Repository directory path:
to DocuShare as admin.
the Admin Home ink.
the Administration Menu, click Site Management | Site Operations link.
The Site Operations page displays.
the System Mode menu select Read Only mode then click the Apply button.
the contents of the existing <dshome>\documents directory to
the new directory location.
Where <dshome> is replaced with the installation path for
DocuShare. The default installation path is C:\Xerox\Docushare. Depending on
your installation environment the path may vary.
Warning: Do not overwrite the <dshome>\documents\guid.txt file on
DocuShare 6.6.x sites when restoring the documents directory.
the Administration Menu, click Site Management | Directory Paths link.
The Directory Paths page displays.
the pathname to the new documents directory in the Document Repository directory
field. The path must be a UNC path such as\\servername\path_to_documents_directory or to a local hard
drive. (Example D:\documents)
Note: If you are placing your documents directory for DocuShare on a
Windows 2003 or 2008 server and connecting to it then you will need to use the
UNC path not a mapped drive. Pointing to a mapped drive letter does not work.
Note: If you want
to return to the previous pathname settings, click Reset.
Note: If the path is incorrectly specified then a 700: Unspecified
content problem error will be displayed and the request will not be processed.
the new path has been applied successfully, Click Site Management | Site
Operations and return the DocuShare server to Read Write mode.
DocuShare is installed on a Windows 2000 Server and you will be pointing the
Document Repository directory path to a Windows 2003 or 2008 Server then you
may need to run DocuShare from the command prompt (start_docushare) instead of
via Services. This is due to the enhanced security on Server 2003 and 2008.
Updated: November 21, 2016
Solution ID: 1726
(Previously ID: 462)
Keywords: move documents