Rclone config perrmission denied


#1

Hi
I’ve been using this script for over a year and only in the last two weeks does it keep failing with access issues to the config file.

Failed to load config file “/home/jtenniswood/.config/rclone/rclone.conf”: open /home/jtenniswood/.config/rclone/rclone.conf: permission denied

I’ve tried removing and recrreating the file, it works for a while then fails.
I’m on ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Can I change the location of the config file?
Thanks


#2

I suspect the config file is changing ownership - are you running rclone as root somewhere?

Sure use the --config flag


#3

Yes, there is a root process using rclone, but that’s been the case for a while without issue.
Doesn’t really matter, I’ve setup the config flag and am using a custom file location where the permissions should be an issue.
Thanks for the support!