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Using external USB drive for log storage
« on: February 14, 2018, 09:17:10 pm »
Hello All

I have a SG-4860 that has 2 USB ports.  Could I attach an external hard drive to one of the USB ports and direct all logs to write to it?

My thought would be it would be kinder to the SSD card internally, and provide much more area for logs.

If this is realistic, can someone point me to a tutorial on how to do this?


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Re: Using external USB drive for log storage
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2018, 02:00:34 am »
There's really no need for that. Today's SSD's are a lot more resilient. While what you're asking might be technically possible it's unsupported or recommended by us.
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