Move SQL Developer Data from the Roaming Profile in Windows
TL;DR:: Set up
I have to keep my roaming profile on a diet and this means moving a bunch of default directories around. The latest victim is SQL Developer
According to this post, the environment variable to be changed is
From the post:
According to documentation, the
IDE_USER_DIRis picked up automatically if set, so there should be no need for an additional conf file set statement in any recent SQL Developer release.
If this doesn’t work, you may try editing config files around as described in the same thread:
Add the following line to one of your conf files: ide\bin\jdk.conf, ide\bin\ide.conf, or sqldeveloper\bin\sqldeveloper.conf:
The path given is relative to a starting directory of E:\sqldeveloper\sqldeveloper\bin,
so the directory containing user-related data will be *E:\sqldeveloper.sqldeveloper *
Note that the “include” sequence for these conf files is jdk.conf -> ide.conf -> sqldeveloper.conf.
Full credit for this goes to Gary Graham-Oracle.
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