Installing Bugzilla data on a drive other than C drive

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Installing Bugzilla data on a drive other than C drive

naresh octane
I have installed Bugzilla version 4.0.2 on Windows Small Business Server 2011. Currently, Bugzilla is installed on C drive but I want to move the software to D drive.

I have following questions:
1. Is it possible to install Bugzilla along with prerequisite software on D drive?
2. Is it possible to install database (SQL database) on D drive keeping Bugzilla software on C drive?

I would appreciate any suggestions and thoughts on this topic. Thank you.
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Re: Installing Bugzilla data on a drive other than C drive

naresh octane
On Wednesday, 20 June 2018 20:08:52 UTC+5:30, Thorsten Schöning  wrote:

> Guten Tag naresh octane,
> am Mittwoch, 20. Juni 2018 um 13:37 schrieben Sie:
>
> > I have installed Bugzilla version 4.0.2 on Windows Small Business Server 2011.
>
> If that is a new installation of Bugzilla, repeat it with a current
> stable release of version 5. Your version is not supported anymore.
>
> https://www.bugzilla.org/download/#stable
>
> > 1. Is it possible to install Bugzilla along with prerequisite software on D drive?
>
> Bugzilla itself is not the problem and a clear "Yes", because you only
> clone that using Git as a normal directory containing arbitrary files.
> So it mostly depends on the pre-requisites like your web server, Perl
> etc. Perl could be placed anywhere in the past, the web server httpd
> can be downloaded as some Zip archive to be placed anywhere as well.
> So the chance that things work are very high, but in the end you need
> to test it on your own. Some installers these days don't support
> changing suggested platform defaults fpr various reasons.
>
> > 2. Is it possible to install database (SQL database) on D drive
> > keeping Bugzilla software on C drive?
>
> If your database supports running entirely on D, yes, Bugzilla and the
> database communicate using TCP/IP by default on Windows.
>
> > I would appreciate any suggestions and thoughts on this topic. Thank you.
>
> My thoughts on this topic are that you should prefer to install
> everything into suggested platform defaults, which is "C:\Program
> Files[ (x86)]" on Windows. If you lack space in C:, consider enlarging
> that volume instead of dealing with different volumes. There shouldn't
> be a need for multiple volumes using Windows in most cases, especially
> "installed" software doesn't work without the corresponding registry
> from e.g. not backed up C: anyway.
>
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
>
> Thorsten Schöning
>
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Thank you for the reply. Your suggestions and thoughts are helpful.
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