How to set all the files, cache, disk usage etc.. to a specific drive?

Hi all!
I have a question, I'll try to explain
I'm using rclone for:
1- Copy from local to gdrive
2- Server-side copy
3- Mount gdrive to locally open/change files
In my pc I have 3 drives: C (SSD with Windows), G (SSD for games/programs), D (HDD for storage)
I don't want programs to "eat up and consume" my SSD, so there is a way to set that all the "disk activity" of rclone uses D? I mean, cache, temporary files (?), config files etc..
I use rclone 1.51.0

Thanks :slight_smile:

you can move the rclone folder from c: to d:.
that would include the rclone program and config file.

not sure if rclone uses a cache or temp files, unless you create a cache remote.
i have not see rclone do that.

in general, temp files, if created, are stored where the operataing system wants, which by default is the c:

The rclone.config stays in C:\Users*user*.config\rclone\rclone.conf and I haven't found a way to "place" it where I want..

I want to use the "mount" too, and I saw that I "need" to create a cache
How can I set where the cache will be?

about the config file, two options:

  1. move the rclone.config to the same folder as rclone.exe
  2. add this to your batch file
    @set RCLONE_CONFIG=C:\data\rclone\scripts\rclone.conf
    change C:\data\rclone\scripts\rclone.conf to the location of your config file.

about mount, it depends on what you want to do.
i use mount without a cache.
but if you need a cache, read this
and use flag
--cache-dir string Directory rclone will use for caching.

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