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How do you change location on disk/shared directory in bitbucket?

Triston S I'm New Here Sep 22, 2019

Location on disk C:\Atlassian\ApplicationData\Bitbucket\shared\data\repositories\1

Shared directory


I am trying to host a repo on my local machine.

Bitbucket is insisting on creating all projects/repo's in this file location. No matter what I search or google, I cannot find someone else with the same problem. There is nothing as far as I can tell in the bitbucket interface to change this. I am using the evaluation edition. How do you change this directory?

G:\UE4 Test Projects\MOTD

My project is located here. I will never have enough HDD space on my C: drive.


Thanks in advance.

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Hi Triston,

We've got instructions on changing the home directory at




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Triston S I'm New Here Sep 23, 2019

Thanks this solved it. I think I was attempting this way too early in the morning. I did a simple reinstall and it was very easy to reconfigure. I now have a running bitbucket server on my local machine :) Very happy with the outcome. At least my stupid question will hit the google indexes now and potentially help someone else now.

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