settings.json file is re-written by restarting the service

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peter.mezei
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settings.json file is re-written by restarting the service

Postby peter.mezei » Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:43 pm

Hi,

I have installed transmission on my windows server, and I want to enable the remote connection on it. Before it I did it a few times on Ubuntu Linux.
I found the settings.json file here: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\transmission-daemon

I edited it, and restarted the transmission-daemon service. After restart I surprisingly experienced, that the edited settings.json file is restored to default, my changes lost.

Do you have any advice?

Thank you in advance,
Peter.

Elroy
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Joined: Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:29 pm

Re: settings.json file is re-written by restarting the service

Postby Elroy » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:15 pm

I didnt see this behavior because since I installed Daemon I changed the account on the service. I didnt find the settings.json using Local Service account hahaha

So after that my settings.json was placed to AppData\Local of my user. Then I was able to set the confgs by Notepad++

fureszk
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Joined: Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:57 pm

Re: settings.json file is re-written by restarting the service

Postby fureszk » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:58 pm

https://github.com/transmission/transmission/wiki/Editing-Configuration-Files
Note: The client should be closed before making changes, otherwise settings will be reverted to it's previous state.


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