How to restrict new folder?

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  1. michael herrin

    michael herrin n3wb

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    I am trying to restrict the new folder to one day, Then move to stored folder second hard drive. I can't seem to get it right. Normally wind-up with the red over allocated. On the new folder.

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    anijet Getting the hang of it

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    Why do it by time rather than size?
     
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    I guess I figured If I select one day it should be one day
     
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    fenderman Staff Member

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    You have over allocated space. As noted you should limit by space not by days. Makes no sense to limit by days. Also you are better off directly storing to the second drive instead of all this moving.
     
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    ok, thanks. I thought it better to have New folder on the fastest or C hard drive. That makes it easy.
     
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    SouthernYankee IPCT Contributor

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    The general rule of thumb is to do all BI storage based upon size. It causes less allocation problems.

    The size of storage will change from day to day, so if you want a days storage you are going to have to over allocate space.

    Look at the status (three virtual bar) button, clip storage tab. If there is any red visible, you have an allocation problem.

    I have all my video stored in a single (new) folder on a single 4 TB disk drive. This way you are not wasting cpu time moving files between physical devices.
     
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    fenderman Staff Member

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    keep the database folder on the fast drive.