Turning off encyption for a drive

What is the problem you are having with rclone?

I'd like to turn off encyption

What is your rclone version (output from rclone version)

rclone v1.53.0-DEV

  • os/arch: linux/amd64
  • go version: go1.14.7

Which OS you are using and how many bits (eg Windows 7, 64 bit)

5.4.31-gentoo-

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

gdrive

Afternoon,

I've been using rclone with some success for a few days now, but i'm having a lot of issues with the speed of checks which seem to happen everytime a transfer happens, regardless of size.

On top of this, i now realise I'd like to see the files i'm transferring into gdrive as files themselves on grive and not encypted. Is there a simple way to just decrypt the drive and have that as standard now, or so i essentially have to make a new share and send the encrypted drive to that via crypt?

hello and welcome to the forum,

if you do not want rclone to check transfers, i think you can use https://rclone.org/docs/#ignore-checksum

you can copy files from the crypted remote to a non-crypted remote, rclone will decrypt during the copy process.

Basically the short version is you can’t just decrypt them in place where they are.

You would need to copy/move them using “rclone move crypt: remote: —maybe-some-flags-here”

Which is going to essentially download them from the crypted remote and then upload them to the new remote unencrypted.

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