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  1. Hi there, My group consists of a couple Lenovo thinkpads running Win10 and win7 and my always on NAS built with openmediavault based on debian stretch. And my android phone of course. HTC10 on oreo. Can't turn off the NAS. That's the whole point of the sync setup. The phone and laptops don't have relationships that share with each other - they all share each with the NAS only. Andy.
  2. Hi @ajp_anton, I just meant that I had to launch it. However I think all the celebrations was a bit to early. Resilio hasn't synced since 9th May. I'm here on the same network as the primary device it syncs with and it can't see any peers. Zilch. And yes, exiting the app via menu / exit results in the shutting down message that spirals forever/ force close/ restart the phone. Longest I waited was 12 hours overnight. Can nobody get a sync app to work? Syncthing can't sync to sdcard (way to go google (pun intended)). Waiting for nextcloud to get delta update implemented then I'll be trying that again(again). Sigh. Andy.
  3. Hi, Update: Today three days after giving Resilio Camera permissions and it is still syncing without an android reboot. However I did have to open the app to kick it in to life. I was not expecting that denying camera permission would stop the app from syncing! But whatever. It would have been nice for it to tell me. Is there any way of making Resilio sync in the background without me having to open the app on android for a sync to take place? Thanks, Andy.
  4. Hello again, So during a last ditch attempt to get this working before uninstalling and moving on I noticed that I'd denied the android camera permission for the app. For giggles I force closed the app, gave it camera permissions and restarted it. Sync began syncing almost straight away. That's the 1st time I've ever got it out of this hole without a phone restart. We will see how life progresses, but it would appear that if you deny camera permission then it bricks the app. That's on a HTC10 running nougat. Andy.
  5. Hi there, Update: This seems to be happening every day now. Photos I took yesterday had synced after the phone restart but this morning's photos didn't. A quick look at resilio on the phone showed that it wasn't connected to any peers and nothing I tried would get it to connect. A restart of the phone sets of syncing again without any other intervention. I'm not having any other trouble with the phone. No other problem apps. Any ideas anyone? How to go about troubleshooting this? Thanks, Andy.
  6. i will notice after an indeterminate number of days that my Android sync stops syncing. On examination I see that it isn't connected to peers, and doesn't seem to want to try. If I close the app it hangs on exit with a shutdown banner and spinner. Requires phone restart to get rid of the spinner and fix the syncing. All becomes good when the phone comes backup. Htc10 on nougat. The other sync devices are a debian based box and a windows 7 laptop which behave without issue. All devices version 2.6.3
  7. Hi there, So when I right click on a file in windows explorer that is on another box over a unc path eg \\server\share\folder1, explorer freezes and takes up to 30 seconds to return the context menu. It's fine on folders on the local machine. This happens on files hosted either by other windows boxes and by my NAS hosted by debian stretch. Once the menu has been returned after the slow wait, it's good for more right clicks on that file for a minute or so, so something is being cached somewhere, but leaving the folder and returning, or right clicking a different file, or just waiting a while means the delay will be back. Using ShellExView I narrowed the culprit to Resilio Sync 2.5.12 context menu handler (64 bit) with the CLSID {581FFA00-FC33-000C-0502-95003A5CDE89} pointing to the file: C:\Users\{UserName}\AppData\Roaming\Resilio Sync\ShellExtensionPath64_4A7.dll Disabling this in the context menu resolved the slow right click problem. So... is there a fix other than removing the context menu option? I have to say removing it is not a biggie as all my sync management is done through the wui so that is my work around for the time being. Thanks, Andy.
  8. Hi all, I'm on Android Version 2.5.9 (7471) and still this problem persists. I had to rebuild my NAS server - Vanilla debian stretch platform - real basic - samba, Resilio sync, not much else at this point. Resilio Sync version 2.5.12 (1191). The phone is HTC10 running Nougat and the NAS is homebrew on a celeron ITX all in one mobo. Been using BTSync since the early days and life hasn't been the same since BTSync V1.4 which was the closest I've ever been to set and forget. So this weekend I set up fresh sync relationships on both devices to the My Docs, Downloads, DCIM, Pictures and Music folders to pull from my Android device and let it sync the data to my NAS. 42GbB of pictures and DCIM transferred without a hitch but in the 10GB music folder 10 to 15% of the files were partly filled with zeros and missing the tag info. I used a file diff tool to compare what had copied to the NAS with my previous backups so I know with certainty what is ok and what is not. I've never had a problem with sync relationships between the NAS and my windows 7 laptop. It's only music files involving Android that hits this problem. The showstopper for me is that Resilio Sync lies. The sizes look good, it tells you the sync is complete. But its not. And then the file corruption grows like a cancer. Just tell me my files are not synced please? And which files you can't sync/copy/verify? I'm not particularly interested in why they won't sync, but PLEASE don't lie about it! The only way to be sure after the event is to break into the diff tool box and start mucking about. I'd have moved to syncthing if they'd not shot themselves in the foot by not being able to write to external SD cards on later Android versions. And yes there are workarounds, but their workarounds are not really solutions. The whole Android mess is beginning to remind me of the good old Microsoft days all over again. How hard can it be to sync files between devices? No one, not resilio, syncthing, dropbox, google drive etc etc etc seem to have managed a complete solution without screwing something up somewhere. In hope of utopia one day, Andy