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

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  1. Silas Mariusz
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    Silas Mariusz SysOp Administrator

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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 rtorrent-advanced_ui-setup_icon. 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.
     
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