raspberry pi 401: unauthorized

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raspberry pi 401: unauthorized

Post by adoorabledoor » Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:23 pm

I have transmission installed on a raspberry pi. being a raspi noob, i used this tutorial. due to a unrelated issue I had to reinstall, but the first time i was successful using that same tutorial. however now I cannot use transmission-remote.

on the host machine, transmission-remote returns 401: unauthorized. sudo makes no difference
localhost:9091 works both on the network and the pi

I have tripple-checked all permissions and there's nothing ive missed. I do have a vpn, however port 9091 is whitelisted.
The only workable solution I've found is turning off rpc-authorization-required, but I would like to not have it open.

settings.json looks as following:

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    "alt-speed-down": 50,
    "alt-speed-enabled": false,
    "alt-speed-time-begin": 540,
    "alt-speed-time-day": 127,
    "alt-speed-time-enabled": false,
    "alt-speed-time-end": 1020,
    "alt-speed-up": 50,
    "bind-address-ipv4": "",
    "bind-address-ipv6": "::",
    "blocklist-enabled": false,
    "blocklist-url": "http://john.bitsurge.net/public/biglist.p2p.gz",
    "cache-size-mb": 4,
    "dht-enabled": true,
    "download-dir": "/mnt/PlexDump/test",
    "download-limit": 100,
    "download-limit-enabled": 0,
    "download-queue-enabled": true,
    "download-queue-size": 5,
    "encryption": 1,
    "idle-seeding-limit": 30,
    "idle-seeding-limit-enabled": false,
    "incomplete-dir": "/var/lib/transmission-daemon/Downloads",
    "incomplete-dir-enabled": false,
    "lpd-enabled": false,
    "max-peers-global": 200,
    "message-level": 1,
    "peer-congestion-algorithm": "",
    "peer-id-ttl-hours": 6,
    "peer-limit-global": 200,
    "peer-limit-per-torrent": 50,
    "peer-port": 51413,
    "peer-port-random-high": 65535,
    "peer-port-random-low": 49152,
    "peer-port-random-on-start": false,
    "peer-socket-tos": "default",
    "pex-enabled": true,
    "port-forwarding-enabled": false,
    "preallocation": 1,
    "prefetch-enabled": true,
    "queue-stalled-enabled": true,
    "queue-stalled-minutes": 30,
    "ratio-limit": 2,
    "ratio-limit-enabled": false,
    "rename-partial-files": true,
    "rpc-authentication-required": true,
    "rpc-bind-address": "",
    "rpc-enabled": true,
    "rpc-host-whitelist": "",
    "rpc-host-whitelist-enabled": true,
    "rpc-password": "REDACTED",
    "rpc-port": 9091,
    "rpc-url": "/transmission/",
    "rpc-username": "REDACTED",
    "rpc-whitelist": ", 192.168.*.*",
    "rpc-whitelist-enabled": true,
    "scrape-paused-torrents-enabled": true,
    "script-torrent-done-enabled": false,
    "script-torrent-done-filename": "",
    "seed-queue-enabled": false,
    "seed-queue-size": 10,
    "speed-limit-down": 100,
    "speed-limit-down-enabled": false,
    "speed-limit-up": 100,
    "speed-limit-up-enabled": false,
    "start-added-torrents": true,
    "trash-original-torrent-files": false,
    "umask": 18,
    "upload-limit": 100,
    "upload-limit-enabled": 0,
    "upload-slots-per-torrent": 14,
    "utp-enabled": true

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