Rclone issue with syncing across 2 computers

What is the problem you are having with rclone?

I have 2 linux vps, both having same folder I want to sync, as well as both have the same files, almost. 1 might have more or less files than the other, but they are likely to be not more than 30 files difference between the 2.
Both are using same rclone configs, copy pasted.
Yet, both when I do a sync dry run on them, give me different results.
The vps I backed up data with shows 5 transfers and 3 deletions, where as the newer one wants to delete 29 files which is fare enough, but it's also transferring it all again. so shows about 12k transfers
GDrive is how my normal gdrive is named, CDrive is the one that's encrypted
Is there any way to fix this?

What is your rclone version (output from rclone version)


Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)


The command you were trying to run (eg rclone copy /tmp remote:tmp)

Paste command here
 rclone sync audiovault CDrive: --log-file=transferlog.log -v --bwlimit=8m --dry-run -P

The rclone config contents with secrets removed.

type = drive
client_id = 
client_secret = ""
root_folder_id = 

type = crypt
remote = GDrive:
filename_encryption = standard
directory_name_encryption = false
password = 
password2 = 

A log from the command with the -vv flag

old vps where the back was done from

new pc where the stuff was transfered through other means.

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Thank you!

That means nothing sadly. Please follow the template and share the output of rclone version.

If you share a debug log with -vv, that's the output we are looking for.

Need a debug log as it we can't see either side so not sure what the issue is or why.

If I guessed, I'd simply say the sources are different and that's why.

Hi audio_vault,

It is difficult to understand your situation sufficiently to give any good advice, and there are a lot of differences to be explained.

I therefore suggest you try to reduce your issue to a single folder with a few files on one of the computers, e.g.:

 rclone sync audiovault/some/folder CDrive:some/folder … --dry-run -vv

and then use rclone lsl and rclone md5sum on both source and target to explain the differences - or post the debug log from the above command

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