Do you have to configure an esata external hard drive before you connect it to a Tags: Hard Drives Connection Configuration External Hard Drive Storage Last response: May 9, 2012 7:11 AM in Storage Share wb2210 May 9, 2012 7:05:12 AM Do you have to configure the eSata remote drive using the disk provided by the manufacter or do you just plug it in to the DVR? Wayne More about : configure esata external hard drive connect mouse24 a b G Storage May 9, 2012 7:11:23 AM You "might" need to format it into a file system the DVR recognizes but probably not. No harm is just plugging it in to test though. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOld Asus laptop...new ESATA external hard drive will they work Forum Solveddo i need a esata card or can i just run a stsa cable from the motherboard to a external hard drive? Forum eSATA or USB casing better for my external hard drive ? Forum SolvedHow to Connect to an Esata internal hard Drive? Forum SolvedCan not connect esata hard drive to computer sata port Forum do i need a esata card or can i just run a stsa cable from the motherboard to a external hard drive? Forum Connect new SATA drive via external eSATA port Forum eSATA external hard drive speeds vs USB 3.0 Forum SolvedExternal Drive recognised in ESATA connection. Using AHCI. Forum External Hard Drive USB to eSATA? Forum External hard drive choice: eSATA or (USB3.0+EC) Forum Hard drive to connect via eSATA and ethernet simultaneously Forum Solvedwhat are the advantages and disadv before i buy an external hard drive? Forum Help installing an external hard drive w/ esata Forum External hard drive esata & firewire 800 for mac Forum Adapter for USB external hard drive to eSata port on computer Forum USB 3.0 external hard drive to eSata port on computer Forum USB 3.0 external hard drive to eSata port on computer Forum 2.5 external hard drive in usb / esata always recognized as usb Forum Fantom G-Force 2TB external eSATA/USB hard drive, idle timer? Help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !