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Path Macros


When defining the location of a folder on an endpoint computer, you can specify an absolute path or use a path macro which looks similar for the admin of the Connect Management Console, but takes different actual values on the endpoint computer.

Supported path macros

Windows, Resilio Agents running as Local Service

Macro

Windows XP (as service)

Windows Vista+ (as service)

%HOME%

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\

%DOWNLOADS%

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Resilio Connect Agent

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Resilio Connect Agent

%USERPROFILE%

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService

%FOLDERS_STORAGE%

*

 *

 

Windows, Resilio Agents running as Local System

Macro

Windows XP (as service)

Windows Vista+ (as service)

%HOME%

C:\Windows\system32\config\

systemprofile\

C:\Windows\system32\config\

systemprofile\

%DOWNLOADS%

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Resilio Connect Agent

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Resilio Connect Agent

%USERPROFILE%

C:\Windows\system32\config\systemprofile\

C:\Users\<active_user>

%FOLDERS_STORAGE%

*

 *

Windows, Resilio Agent running as user

Macro

Windows XP

Windows Vista+

%HOME%

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\ C:\Users\<username>\

%DOWNLOADS%

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Documents\Downloads

C:\Users\<username>\Downloads\

%USERPROFILE%

C:\Documents and Settings\<active_user>\

C:\Users\<active_user>

%FOLDERS_STORAGE%

 *

 

POSIX, NAS

Macro %HOME% %DOWNLOADS% %USERPROFILE%

%FOLDERS_

STORAGE%

OS X /Users/<username> /Users/<username>/Downloads /Users/<current_user> *
Linux/ packages home/<username> /home/<username>/Resilio Connect /home/<current_user> *
Synology /volume1/Resilio Agent /volume1/Resilio Agent/Downloads /volume1/Resilio Agent/Downloads *
Western Digital   /shares/Public/Resilio Agent /shares/Public/Resilio Agent/Downloads  /shares/Public/Resilio Agent *
Android /storage/sdcard0 /storage/sdcard0/Download /data/data/com.resilio.connect.agent/files *

 

* %FOLDERS_STORAGE% is a special location. When Agents gets %FOLDERS_STORAGE%, it takes the “folders_storage_path” value from sync.conf which was used to connect the client to the Resilio Management Console.

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