# rclone

Rclone is a command line program to manage files on cloud storage. It is a feature rich alternative to cloud vendors' web storage interfaces. Over 40 cloud storage products support rclone including S3 object stores, business & consumer file storage services, as well as standard transfer protocols.

from https://rclone.org/

# Install rclone


# Set up rclone for Vup

  1. Enable the WebDav Server in the Vup Settings (set a custom username and password)
  2. Run rclone config
  3. Enter n to create a new remote
  4. Give it a name, for example vup
  5. Enter webdav as the storage type
  6. Enter http://localhost:5050 for the url if you did not change the values in the WebDav Vup settings
  7. Enter nextcloud as the vendor
  8. Enter your custom username and password
  9. Skip the token by just pressing enter
  10. Enter n to skip the advanced config
  11. Confirm your new remote by entering y and then quit with q

# Mount your Vup file system (SkyFS) in your native file explorer

Just run rclone mount --vfs-cache-mode writes vup: MOUNTPOINT in your terminal

Example: rclone mount --vfs-cache-mode writes vup: /mnt/vup (you have to create the MOUNTPOINT directory first)

On Windows you can run rclone mount --vfs-cache-mode writes vup: * instead to get an automatically assigned drive letter.

# Backups

You can also use rclone together with restic for easy backups, read more about it here: Backups with restic

# Web UI

Rclone has a simple integrated Web UI, read more about it here: https://rclone.org/gui/

# More

Rclone can do a lot more, for example import your files from Google Drive. Read the documentation: https://rclone.org/