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I have OpenGeo Suite installed on a server. I want to have the PostGIS data stored on a different drive (D) on the server instead of on the C drive under my username. How do I do this?

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What you want is a new tablespace. A tablespace is a physical location Postgres saves your data to. Here's the Postgres manual entry on creating new tablespaces:

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