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Moving docker data to external volume

I have an external volume that I believe is correctly mounted to my droplet. I wish to move my docker data from /var/lib/docker on the boot disk to the external volume, following https://www.guguweb.com/2019/02/07/how-to-move-docker-data-directory-to-another-location-on-ubuntu. Can you please tell me how to identify the path to the external volume, i.e., to the new location for docker. Thank you! JHB


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Bobby Iliev
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August 12, 2020
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Hi there @haydenboyd,

In order to identify the path to the external volume, you can run the following command:

  1. df -h

From the output, you will be able to see where the external disk has been mounted to. If it is not clear, feel free to share the output here so I could advise you further.

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby

on CLI cd /mnt/mountedvolumename/