disclaimer: I do not know here apple configurator save the data. I assume it saves the data in the home folder of the account on which it is run. ~/Documents is most likely.
1) I'd move our home folder of account you run apple configurator under to the external hd. Here is how:
( your going to have to scroll down a bit. there are a lot of ads on the above page. look for "Keeping Mac OS and data on separate drive
You could create another account for daily office use when you do not have the external hd attached.
2) another option would be to copy your entire "hd" to the external hd & boot from the external hd.
fyi: Holding down the option key then power on. This brings up the startup manager. Click on your hd. Click on right arrow key.
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here is some more info on the subject.
Thank you. I was able to move the user account to the external hard drive and have it direct to the external hard drive just fine. That article was correct and right on. Would it work if you are currently logged in with that account?
I also found out that I had not formatted the drive at all, let alone to the correct way. After I did that, it accepted everything I did to it.
Glad to hear the good news.
Would it ( moving a home folder ) work if you are currently logged in with that account?
Do you ask out of curiosity? How did you do it? I'd recommend moving it with another acount.
You never know. Might work. I do not know how login works. I'd lean towards it working, but would never suggest doing this way with production account.
Could look in /Users and see if /Users/your-short-user-name was linked. Might give a clue if it was.
I did it with a different account. I was curious.
I also made the mistake of installing configurator in the local administrator account, which is the account I moved. I have a network account on it also, but I frequently get the notice that network accounts are not available when I turn the Macbook on. It seems to work just fine, though.
I also made the mistake of installing configurator in the local administrator account, which is the account I moved. I have a network account on it also, but I frequently get the notice that network accounts are not available when I turn the Macbook on.
These sort of questions would be better asked in the appropriate: