A Beginner’s Guide To Rclone

A Beginner's Guide To Rclone

Rclone is a free, powerful, command line tool that you can use to back up and sync files to storage devices, network storage, and to cloud services such as Amazon S3, BackBlaze, Google Cloud, Google Drive, etc. It’s available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and more.

In this video, I’ll show you how to set up Rclone, how to sync files to the cloud, how to set up an automatic backup, and more.

This is an update video from my original Rclone for Windows video.

When filtering multiple folders of the same name, use something like temp/** to match all folders and its contents. **temp** will match all files and folders that have “temp” in the name.

00:00 Intro
00:20 How To Download Rclone
01:48 How To Add A Cloud Service
03:56 How To Upload Files
06:11 How To Download Files
07:28 How To Sync Files
11:34 How To Exclude Files and Folders
14:35 How To Include Files and Folders
16:23 How To Use Filter
19:18 How To Create Folders
20:14 How To Move Files
21:07 How To Delete Files and Folders
23:23 How To Sync To Network and Local Storage
25:25 How To Mount Cloud Storage As Network Drives
27:26 How To Auto Mount Cloud Storage
28:48 How To Set Up An Automatic Backup/Sync Script
33:12 How To Serve Files Over A Network/Internet
34:56 How To Use Rclone’s Web Interface
36:40 How To Update Rclone
37:10 How To Find Rclone Config File
37:38 Conclusion
38:01 END

Rclone Website – https://rclone.org/

Rclone on GitHub – https://github.com/rclone/rclone

Rclone Filter doc – https://rclone.org/filtering/

List of Rclone commands – https://rclone.org/commands/

List of Rclone flags – https://rclone.org/flags/

Rclone Supported services and protocols – https://rclone.org/overview/