Environment Variables

The behavior of the client can also be controlled using environment variables. The value of the environment variables overrides the values in the configuration file.

The environment variables are:

Setting Default Description

OWNCLOUD_CHUNK_SIZE

5242880 (or 5 MiB)

Specifies the chunk size of uploaded files in bytes. Increasing this value may help with synchronization problems in certain configurations.

OWNCLOUD_TIMEOUT

300

The timeout for network connections in seconds.

OWNCLOUD_CRITICAL_FREE_SPACE_BYTES

50*1000*1000 bytes

The minimum disk space needed for operation. A fatal error is raised if less free space is available.

OWNCLOUD_FREE_SPACE_BYTES

250*1000*1000 bytes

Downloads that would reduce the free space below this value are skipped. More information available under the "Low Disk Space" section.

OWNCLOUD_MAX_PARALLEL

6

Maximum number of parallel jobs.

OWNCLOUD_BLACKLIST_TIME_MIN

25

Minimum timeout, in seconds, for blacklisted files.

OWNCLOUD_BLACKLIST_TIME_MAX

24*60*60 (or one day)

Maximum timeout, in seconds, for blacklisted files.