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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp installing an external hard drive w/ esata ForumEsata on PCI or PCI-E for External Hard drive ForumLacie eSata External Hard Drive Window Vista ForumSeagate 500 GB External Hard Drive Goes eSATA ForumCan not connect esata hard drive to computer sata port ForumExternal eSATA disk not recognized ForumDo I need another adapter to connect the eSATA to my old hard drive ? ForumCan esata port connected to external sata drive can boot and run os ForumRaid 0 on internal and external esata drive ? ForumSATA to eSATA enclosure possible with this external drive ? ForumP5K Premium WiFi-A/P: How do I configure eSATA ? ForumExternal hard drive choice: eSATA or (USB3.0+EC) ForumUsing E-Sata ... not as a RAID connection.. ForumRosewill external usb esata combo problems? ForumConnect new SATA drive via external eSATA port Forum( e)SATA Hot-Swap? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum[Solved] Sata 6Gb/s Drive on Sata 1.5Gb/s Motherboard ForumRAM is ok being used by RW drive..safe? ForumHard drive help More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !