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  1. Hello, first of all to thank you for very nice software which really just sits and feels very solid and reliable.. but there are couple of difficulties that doesn't let my heart let it in yet. I have setup the Resilio Sync system like this: I have 2 PCs and one Android phone connected to Raspberry Pi 2, and all of them having Resilio software. PCs get to sync everything and all deleted and changed files gets archived and then replaced by the new version. The problem now is that the same doesn't happen for Android. Android syncs all the files to the Resilio on Raspberry and one of the PCs, but all deleted files doesn't get archived, but they stay just where they were first time when they were synced.. not moved to .sync folder or deleted. I sent some screenshots so you might have better idea of how I set it up.. all the synced folders are set up identically, but only Android folder syncs are having this problem. Thanks for reading
  2. Hi, I have about 7TB of data that I need to backup onsite. My current plan involves using rsync to mirror the data from my Mac Mini server to my NAS every 3 hours. All changes and deletions are propagated. I am able to use the snapshot feature on new Synology NAS to provide backup history. This setup is very efficient from a data use perspective as only file changes take up space on the backup. However rsync is not playing nicely and I'm considering moving to Resilio for the data replication. My questions are: Has anyone used Resilio to replicate 7TB of data? I was planning on setting up the sync with a READ ONLY key on on the backup NAS, anyone have any thoughts on this? My main concerns are: The original data being changed by Resilio. Changes and deletions not being propagated. If anyone has any advice or experience in a similar setup input would be greatly appreciated. I think it will work, I just need to be careful as this is a production environment. I'm leaning towards just massaging rsync until it works as it's a relatively proven tool and an industry standard. However, there is definitely an appeal in having the files constantly in sync rather that only every 3 hours... (rsync takes about 1.5-2hr just to index the data set...) Cheers
  3. Server A has main repository. Server B has read only copy of Server A's repository. (Both are v2 but using v1.4 classic for read-only option) Other users in Server B's location mess with files in Server B's read only repository, including duplicating files, deleting files, renaming files, and adding more files into the folder. At what point does btsync undo their changes and take a current snapshot of Server A's repository and force Server B to match it again? Thanks!
  4. Hi all, I have a setup as follows: (1) Linux x64 version 2.0.128 (36), I make a folder and share it as Read only (2) Synology NAS version 2.0.128 (36), I add the foldder using "Manual Connection" I get files into the FROM(1) folder and they sync lovely to the TO(2) folder. This works like a charm and all is good. Problem: I delete the file in the TO(2) folder and expect the file to stay in the FROM(1) folder but it is deleted. What am I doing wrong? I see looking at the "Peer list..." that Permissions says "Owner" and not "Read only". How can I make sure that the source stays untouched like in the old days (version 1.xx)? Thanks in advance, HavocDK
  5. Hi, I have setup my Thunderbird storage folder to be synchronized with the one in my LapTop, so that I can Thunderbird on both machines without worrying about accessing emails on different machines. But the BitTorrentSynch folder keeps resetting read only flag. The synch is read and write. I have removed it twice and once it is finished. It is reset back straight away. As I am not doing it, it must be BitTorrent Synch. Is this limitation for the free version only. It didn't used to be like that in the Blue Beta version that I used for ages. Is there anyway of going back to that because I would want to synch the folders even when I am outside my LAN. Thanks
  6. So I have set up a sync to a couple of peers as read only - when it syncs I have noticed that I am receiving some data as well as sending. It's only a small amount (less than 100B/s) while obviously I'm sending more. Anyone know why this is?
  7. Here is my scenario. I have a desktop computer (CompA) I have a 3TB HDD connected to Raspberry Pi ? I want to transfer files and folders , when they are placed in the shared folder , from CompA to the HDD connected to R-Pi. CompA(BTsync folder) --> R-Pi HDD(BTsync directory) I then want to free up space on CompA by deleting the files from the shared folder, as soon as the sync is complete. I don't want the files on the HDD connected to the R-Pi be deleted. What would be the best way to achieve this. is there a way to find out on the pi as to when a transfer session has completed and then , using a script move the files from the shared directory on the HDD to some other directory?
  8. Hello. I was under the impress that by sharing a Read only secret of a file, that files will be synced but any changes wouldn't be sent over after syncing? This is my set up: Folder on PC (with photos) Copy the Read Only secret -> Folder on my NAS (set up pasting in the read only secret). Now if I paste a photo in the NAS folder, it won't sync back which is correct. If I place them in my PC folder, they sync over, which is great. However, when I delete the photo's from my PC's folder, they are also deleted in the NAS folder. Is this an error, or a limitation with the software/not what it was meant to do. I basically just want to automatically backup this specific folder, and then to save space delete its contents every now and again, knowing they are safely stored on my NAS.
  9. Just to test, I shared a folder with a friend as read only, he then changed things in that folder, edited some text files, deleted some files and added other files. As I understand if it is read only that means he has to have an exact copy of my folder, which means every time he changes things in that folder BitTorrent Sync should re-mirror it, but that didn't happen I'm I missing something? Thanks
  10. Hi everyone! I have a strange problem - I have two webservers (Win 2008 R2) and try to sync their webroots via btsync. Server A is the Master, Server B is the Slave, connected as a read only folder. When I set up the syncing, it runs ok at first, but left alone overnight, Server B stops staying in sync exactly at midnight. After 23:59, no changes on the Master are replicated anymore. They are officially connected (according to the btsync GUI), Master keeps logging all the changes in his webroot, no error messages or anything - but Slave does not sync anymore and even a reboot would not make him start again. I actually have to completely remove the sync folders on both(!) machines and create them anew to make them start syncing again. I find this quite strange (and annoying) .. Does anyone know something about this? Is this simply a bug? Or am I doing anything wrong? I'd appreciate any hint.
  11. Who can help me share a file (share will remain less than 300mb). I'll return the favor by helping you with your (comparable size) share :-) (-: Thanks, got enough help to do my testing :-)
  12. Is there a way to change access permissions on a folder that has already been synced? When I remove folders from the client and resync them with a new secret with different access it takes almost as much time as redownloading.
  13. I have a folder that I am replicating on another computer using a read-only key. I may have accidentally overwritten the .SyncID file on the target computer with the .SyncID file from the source computer (external to BTsync operations - my own error). What should I do? Thanks
  14. I appologize in advance is there is a solution to this that I happened to not find. So on PC-MASTER I created a folder that has it contents synced to other devices (Read Only). When I make changes to files in this folder on PC-MASTER these changes are synced perfectly fine with my android device. However these changes are not sync with my windows machine(PC-WINDOWS). PC-WINDOWS had no issue initially syncing all files from PC-MASTER. PC-WINDOWS also has no issue syncing a Read-Write folder between itself and PC-MASTER. Why are changes to a given file made on PC-MASTER not synced to PC-WINDOWS? (The WebGUI on PC-MASTER shows it waiting to sync 41B) Thanks for any assistance. EDIT: I have noticed that changes to other changes to files made on PC-MASTER get applied to PC-WINDOWS. There seems to only be an issue with this one file.
  15. Hi, first I'd like to thank you for your great and constantly enhanced Sync app. I'm running BTsync on 3 clients, a PC, a Mac and a RPi. The RPi works as an always on server and is set up as "read only". According to this "read only"-option I have a comprehension question. I understand that a first Indexing must take place, but why is my RPi indexing my folders on the server if nothing could be changed because of the "read only"-option? The problem with this is, that my RPI runs almost at 100% CPU usage just for indexing "nothing"?! :S Hope somebody could bring light into darkness.
  16. Hi all, what would be the preferred way of switching a synched folder from full access to read-only ? thx, Tom.
  17. Hi, I use BitTorrent Sync in read-only mode. It works almost perfectly (bug with some files, still no resolved) but I'm wondering if it's possible to let the synced files where they are when they are deleted on the other side? Explanation: - I have a Linux server 'A' and a NAS 'B'. - I create a sync on 'A' - I put the read-only secret on 'B' - Files are synced correctly and when I delete a file in 'A', I find this same file in the SyncTrash on 'B'. And I would like to know if it's possible to not move this file in 'B' when I delete it in 'A'. Thank you for your help and excuse me for my bad english.