What is the problem you are having with rclone?
I'm trying to figure out how to properly use the
--vfs-mount commands with the rclone
Some background: a few months ago, I was using a Windows 10 machine, and using
rclone mount to give my PLEX server access to the files. Windows 10 was giving me problems, so I figure I'd try to use Ubuntu. So far, Ubuntu and PLEX (with local files, nothing linked to rclone) works flawlessly. Very stable for the small machine I have.
In my old installation (Windows 10), this was how things worked:
- I had a Google Drive instance linked with rclone.
- I then used the crypt feature with rclone.
- I then placed all my media files within the crypt.
- My computer then saw the crypt volume through rclone cache
- My PLEX computer only saw the rclone mount as read-only
- rclone ran as a service on Windows 10 through
- Any files that were added/deleted were done from a different (non-PLEX) machine.
- When the PLEX server was rebooted, everything went back to normal. All mounts re-appeared, no problems.
I would like to have a similar setup with Linux, and I have a feeling that it will be even better through Linux. I do have a limited background in Linux, so it would be great to have a clear walkthrough on how to do this properly.
- Use VFS to access my Google Drive
cryptfiles through rclone.
- Allow this setup to persist across reboots.
- Read-only access for PLEX.
- Avoid any API bans that may be triggered by PLEX.
- Content that will be watched: 1080p, with a bit rate of ~8.0-20.0 Mb/s (potential 4K, but that would be dependent upon internet speed)
- Space available on PLEX server for rclone to use: ~200GB (max allowed when on PLEX with Win 10)
What is your rclone version (output from
rclone v1.53.3 os/arch: linux/amd64 go version: go1.15.5
Which OS you are using and how many bits?
OS: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 5.4.0-58-generic CPU: Intel i3-4010U (4) @ 1.700GHz Memory: 4GB Main Drive: 1TB (~200GB will be used for rclone+PLEX)
Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)
Google Drive, with files stored in a
I'm currently moving/sorting my files from one crypt mount to another, so all this will happen on a completely fresh rclone install. Therefore, I'd be giving new API keys, OAuth keys, etc... to the fresh rclone install. I'll make sure to clarify everything I can in this thread, and (if possible) cross-post this info to the rclone github wiki for others to view/share/edit.