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How to change the location of the CodeTwo PST data file

Problem:

You want to change the location of the CodeTwo PST data file (C2PublicFolders.pst).

Solution:

In CodeTwo Public Folders version 5.7

By default, the C2PublicFolders.pst is located on the user’s C drive. The path to the file is as follows:

C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\CodeTwo\C2PublicFoldersClient

To change the location of the CodeTwo PST file:

  1. Go to the computer with the Outlook Add-in installed.
  2. Open Outlook. Go to the File tab and from the Info vertical tab choose Account Settings (Fig. 1.).

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Fig. 1. Navigating to the Account Settings in Outlook.

  1. The Account Settings window will open. Go to the Data Files tab, select C2PublicFolders from the list and choose Remove (Fig. 2.).

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Fig. 2. Removing C2PublicFolders from the data files list.

  1. After removing the C2PublicFolders data file, in the Account Settings window click the Add button located in the upper left corner of the Data Files tab. This will open the New Outlook Data File window.
  2. In Types of storage choose C2PublicFolders and click OK (Fig. 3.).

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Fig. 3. Creating a new C2PublicFolders data file.

  1. The CodeTwo Public Folders settings window will open. Go to the Outlook sharing tab and in the Local data file section click Browse (Fig. 4.).

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Fig. 4. Selecting a new location for the CodeTwo PST file.

  1. The Save as window will open. Navigate to the location where you want to store the CodeTwo PST file and click OK
  2. The path in the Local data file will now display the new location of the PST file (Fig. 5.).

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Fig. 5. New location of the C2PublicFolders.pst file.

  1. Click OK to close the CodeTwo Public Folders settings window. The location of the CodeTwo PST file has been updated. You can now delete the CodeTwo PST data file from the old location. 

In CodeTwo Public Folders version 4.5

Information about the default location of the CodeTwo PST file can be found in the article about CodeTwo Public Folders database.

To change the location of the CodeTwo PST data file:

  1. Go to the computer with the Outlook Add-in installed.
  2. Close Outlook.
  3. Go to the Control Panel, choose Mail and click Show profiles.
  4. Select the profile on the list, choose Properties, and then Data files.
  5. Select C2PublicFolders on the list and choose Remove.
  6. After removing the data file, in the same window click the Add button.
  7. In the Types of storage field, choose C2PublicFolders and confirm.
  8. In the new window, go to Data File Location tab and click Browse to choose the required location of PST file (Fig. 3).

Changing the location of PST file
Fig. 3. The Data File Location tab.

  1. After confirming the changes you can reopen Outlook - the PST file will now be located in the new place. You can delete the CodeTwo PST data file from the old location. 
  • Applies to: CodeTwo Public Folders 4.5, 5.x
  • Categories: How-To
  • Last modified: 2017-11-16
  • Created: 2009-11-26
  • ID: 122
  • Keywords: PST, PST file, files, path, paths, place, placing, locate, local data file, changing
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