Published 7 months ago: June 25, 2020

Syncthing tip snippets

This cheatsheet is a small collection of handy snippets for quick reference in tricky situations. Feel free to suggest edits, propose additions, complain about something, disagree with content or such and the like. Every feedback is a welcome one.

Syncthing on a LAN

Allowing Syncthing through the firewall enables sync between devices on a Local network (LAN) directly, instead of having to make roundtrips to Syncthing's Discovery servers.

graphnameLaptopLaptopLAN WiFiLAN WiFiLaptop->LAN WiFiLAN WiFi->LaptopCellphoneCellphoneLAN WiFi->CellphoneDiscovery serverDiscovery serverLAN WiFi->Discovery serverCellphone->LAN WiFi


Tested on Ubuntu and Raspbian

Run these in the terminal

sudo ufw allow syncthing
sudo ufw allow syncthing-gui

Verfiy that firewall rules were added

sudo ufw status verbose

Ignore Node Modules

Put these in the folders .stignore:


Christoffer Lybekk

Developer under development

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