Change Application Data folder location


SharePoint Farm Reporter enables you to change Application Data folder location, where its application settings and error log are stored, at any time after installing SharePoint Farm Reporter software. To change the Application Data folder location, perform the following steps given below:

1.

Select About ... from Help menu

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2.

The About SharePoint Farm Reporter dialog appears as shown below:

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3.

Click Change... button to change Application Data folder location of SharePoint Farm Reporter application. The Browse For Folder location dialog will appear as shown below:

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4.

Select a desired folder location and Click OK. The folder location can be local drives or mapped network drives.

5.

SharePoint Farm Reporter provides an option to copy or move the existing SharePoint Farm Reporter application settings and error log to the new location once you change the Application Data Folder. Once you specify the new Application Data folder location, SharePoint Farm Reporter will prompt you to copy or move existing SharePoint Farm Reporter application settings to the new location as shown below:

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Click the desired action (Copy / Move / Close) to proceed. SharePoint Farm Reporter will use the new Application Data folder location henceforth.