I’m using Digital Ocean’s new volumes feature (pretty awesome). I’ve added a volume, but I’d like to know how to enable this extra storage in owncloud (adding it as “local” under external storage didn’t seem to do the trick).
Nah… I would not use DO’s Block Storage as External Storage. It is meant to be mounted on your droplet - and then you can hang the block storage as filesystem into the path of your nextcloud’s data
You will find some help here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-block-storage-on-digitalocean
If you need more assistance, feel free to ask us
Lol, I know it is meant to be mounted in the droplet. I just need to know how to get Nextcloud to use it.
So, basically, how do I add to the path of Nextcloud’s data? (Yes, I am a little lazy (actually, just very busy, so haven’t looked it up)).
Okay, here’s what I need to know.
How do I tell Nextcloud to use the block storage device as if it were part of the “pool” of available space?
I don’t want to create folder for this, I just want nextcloud to basically store data here when it needs more room. Is this possible?
@rolandixor, a DO admin provided someone some great help that should walk you through how to do this:
Please let us know your experience.