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sy(1) General Commands Manual sy(1)

NAME

sy - secure file sync software for arbitrary storage backends

SYNOPSIS

sy [-l|--localdir=<path>] [--log=<path>] [-v] [-vv] [--loglevel=<level>] [--print] [-d|--debug] [-h|--help] <command> [<args>]

DESCRIPTION

Syncany is an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. It allows users to backup and share certain folders of their workstations using any kind of storage.

Main sync commands: init Initialize the current folder as a Syncany folder connect Connect the current folder to an existing Syncany repository up Detect local changes and upload to repository down Detect remote changes and apply locally

Other commands: status Detect and print local changes ls-remote Detect and print remote changes ls List and filter the current and past file tree. cleanup Remove old versions from the local database and the repo restore Restore the given file paths from the remote repository genlink Create a syncany:// link from an existing local folder plugin List, install and remove storage backend plugins update Manage and check for application updates daemon Start and stop the background process (daemon) watch Automatically sync the local folder (in the foreground)

Short command descriptions and options can be found below. Detailed explanations can be queried with `sy <command> --help`.

An extensive user guide with many examples is also available on the Syncany website: https://syncany.org/r/userguide

GLOBAL OPTIONS

-l, --localdir=<path>
Use <path> instead of the current directory as local sync folder. Syncany searches for a ´.syncany´ folder in the given and all parent directories.

-d, --debug

Sets the log level to ALL, and print the log to the console. Alias to: --loglevel=ALL --print

-h, --help

Print this help screen and exit.

-v, -vv

Print application version exit.

--log=<path>

Log output to the file given by <path>. If - is given, the output will be logged to STDOUT (default).

--loglevel=<level>

Change log level to <level>. Level can be either of the following: OFF, SEVERE, WARNING, INFO, FINE, FINER, FINEST, ALL

--print

Print the log to the console (in addition to the log file).

AUTHORS

Written by Philipp C. Heckel and many others

REPORTING BUGS

Please report bugs to the GitHub issues page at

COPYRIGHT

Syncany 0.4.9-alpha, Distributed under GPLv3, Copyright (c) 2011-2015 Philipp C. Heckel