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Linux CentOS 6 partition problem

Hi,

I have a Linux CentOS virtual server where I have 20GB system drive (sda) and 20GB data drive (sdb). I installed Apache and MySQL as well as PHP.
What I want to do is to use data drive (sdb) for my website files and don't save them on system drive.
As I understand when I installed Apache it was installed on system drive which means all website files I use will go under Apache directory.
Is it possible to have Apache installed on system drive and website files on data drive (sdb) and Apache to see them?
I am not a big expert in Linux.

Please let me know if it is possible and how I can achieve it.

Thank you.
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bqamarauli
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bqamarauli
2 Solutions
 
GaryCommented:
In httpd.conf or your virtual hosts file just change your DocumentRoot path to where it should be pointing

Then look for <Directory "/var/www"> and change the path there as well (the path maybe different)

If you don't know where httpd.conf is then do
locate httpd.conf
And it will show you the location.
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Darr247Commented:
Usually, the locate command won't find much until updatedb has been run (which requires root level access).
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SurranoSystem EngineerCommented:
I assume you mounted sdb, e.g. as /mnt/data

Stop Apache
Move the /var/www (or whatever) directory to /mnt/data:
mv /var/www /mnt/data/www
ln -s /mnt/data/www /var/www
Start Apache
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bqamarauliAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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