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Store all the docker data on a external volume

I am using a basic droplet to host some docker containers. But my drive is starting to fill up and because i don’t need extra cpu and ram i want to add a volume to my droplet. Only my question is how do point docker to store all the data on the new volume.

Thanks in advance.

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Hello,

Yes, this should be doable. I recently had a similar situation. You can follow the steps here on how to move the default /var/lib/docker to another directory here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-move-the-default-var-lib-docker-to-another-directory-for-docker-on-linux

Hope that this helps! Best, Bobby