peterd

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  1. That's unfortunate. I was evaluating bt-sync for an enterprise solution, but inability to specify my own tracker creates at least 2 security vulnerabilities off the top of my head. First, anyone with access to the tracker is going to see the "secret" hashes, which means they can attach a client and slurp my data. Second, anyone can attempt to mine the hive by creating random hashes trying to find a collision. Admittedly the second is a longshot, but attackers are creative and resourceful. Also, as the service becomes more popular it will both become a more attractive target and correspondingly the likelihood of collision with a random string becomes more likely.
  2. Good catch! No, I did not use Word, but I did copy the syntax directly from the PDF. Unfortunately I did not notice the curly quotes in the original, and furthermore assumed that when I pasted it into the terminal that the double-quotes I was seeing were the right ones (they certainly looked right). Fixing the quotes did the trick. Thanks everyone.
  3. I dumped the sample configuration, and it says this: // Advanced preferences can be added to config file. // Info is available in BitTorrent Sync User Guide. So I pulled the options from the guide, and attempted to add them to the config file (using the ppa from here). I'm no JSON expert, but I fail to see where I'm going wrong: { "pid_file" : ".btsync.pid", "storage_path" : ".btsync", "listening_port" : 0, "check_for_updates" : true, "use_upnp" : true, "download_limit" : 0, "upload_limit" : 0, “disk_low_priority” : true, “lan_encrypt_data” : false, “lan_use_tcp” : true, “rate_limit_local_peers” : false, "webui" : { "listen" : "127.0.0.1:9999" } } When starting with those options I get the following error: Error while parsing config file: Unexpected end of config file (are you missing '}') ? If I delete the 4 "advanced" options, it works again. Are they supposed to go in their own section? If so, what does that look like? TIA, Peter
  4. I like the software in concept, and am considering using it in an enterprise environment. I am wondering if it is possible to specify my own tracker. TIA, Peter