Hint Watch directory is not working any more | Finished torrents are not moved into "complete" directory

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Silas Mariusz

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Symptoms:
  • Watch directory is not working any more,

    or ...

  • Finished torrents are not moved into "complete" directory

Cause
Autotools plugin is disabled or watch/complete directories path are wrong.


Resolution:
Make sure autotools plugin is enabled and paths to watch & complete directory are correct.
  1. Login to rtorrent-Pro http://nas_ip:6009 or https://nas_ip:6008
  2. Open Advanced UI
  3. On the top toolbar click settings icon
  4. From the sidebar on left select Autotools
  5. Make sure Autotools is enabled and properly configured
    • Enable "AutoLabel": yes
    • Enable "AutoMove": yes
    • Path to finished downloads: /share/Rdownload/complete
    • Operation type: Hard link
    • Enable "AutoWatch": yes
    • Path to base watch directory: /share/Rdownload/watch
    • Start download automatically: yes
Example of correct setup:
rtorrent-advanced_ui-setup_window.png
 
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