There are times when it is necessary to do system maintenance on a server and move the Adobe Acrobat Connect server installation folder from the C drive to the D drive. You can accomplish this by completing the following steps:

Stop the Connect services

Stop all three Acrobat Connect Windows services and record the folder location.

  1. Click Start > Run, type services.msc in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Right-click each of the following services in the list, and then select Stop.
    • Acrobat Connect Enterprise Service
    • Flash Media Administration Server
    • Flash Media Server (FMS)
  3. Right-click Acrobat Connect Enterprise Service, and then select Properties.
  4. Write down the folder location of Acrobat Connect. For example; "c:\connect\appserv\win32\breezesvc.exe"

Copy the Connect folder to the D drive

Copy (not move) the Acrobat Connect folder from the C drive to the D drive.

Modify the Connect Windows services

Modify the three Acrobat Connect Windows services to reflect the new folder location. Use the Windows Registry Editor to modify the path of the three services in step one.

  1. Click Start > Run, type regedt32 in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Right-click the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder, and then select Find
  3. Type c:\connect in the Find What box.
  4. Click Find Next.
  5. Ensure that found item is one of the three Acrobat Connect Windows services that you stopped previously (listed in the Stop the Connect services section)
  6. Right-click the ImagePath key in the right pane, and then select Modify.
  7. Change the value from c:\connect\... to d:\connect\...
  8. Repeat steps 4 through 7 until no more entries are found (6 times).
  9. Close the Registry Editor.

Start the Connect services

Start all three Acrobat Connect Windows services.

  1. Click Start > Run, type services.msc in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Right-click each of the following services in the list, and then select Start.
    • Acrobat Connect Enterprise Service
    • Flash Media Administration Server
    • Flash Media Server (FMS

Check that it's functioning

Make sure Acrobat Connect is functioning properly by doing the following:;

  • View some content
  • Enter a meeting room
  • Create some content

Delete old Connect folder on the C drive

Once you're convinced Acrobat Connect is functioning properly from its new folder location, delete the old folder on the C drive.

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