I run bitcoin-core QT and I downloaded the full ledger data to an external HD so I can move between machines. My wallet.dat file is secured someplace else.
I start-up the QT client giving the external hard disk as the data root.
So after I put my real wallet.dat file in the data directory (and restart the client with
Do I really have to keep it in the directory where the ledger data is saved? Is that safe?