How to reconnect desktop client after reboot of server?



Hello forum,

my setup:
Owncloud Server on RaspberryPi in private LAN
2 notebooks as clients (Linux)
3 smarthones as clients (Android)

I was using Owncloud desktop client under Linux Ubuntu 12.04 for a while and it worked great as expected.
Recently, I did a fresh installation of Linux Mint 18
Then I copied my old folders (including hidden files) of /home/inton/owncloud/ to the new installation.
Finally I did a fresh installation of Owncloud desktop client.
When I started Owncloud desktop client I had to type in my password, then it connected to the sever and worked as expected

But I shut down my server every night and restart in the morning automatically, and when I come back in the morning, the Desktop client is logged of and does not reconnect.

I still can log in via browser frontend.

Steps to reproduce
1. boot OwnCloud server and start DesktopClient (password requested)
2. restart OwnCloud server and check user status
3. user status is logged off ["Network access is disabled" ]

Expected behaviour
User should reconnect, after restart of server.

Actual behaviour
User does not reconnect, so the Desktop Clients has to be restarted again. This step will ask for password and connects to server again

Is there a way to reconnect the client, when the server is back online again?

Thanks for your support and kind regards


Client configuration
Client version: Version 2.1.1+dfsg-1ubuntu1.1
Client operating system: Linux Mint 18 Sarah 64-bit

Server configuration
Operating system: Raspbian Jessie (in private LAN)
Web server: Apache/2.4.10 (Raspbian)
Database: mysql
PHP version: PHP 5.6.24-0+deb8u1
ownCloud version (see ownCloud admin page): 8.2.3 (production)
Updated from an older ownCloud or fresh install: updated
Special configurations (external storage, external authentication, reverse proxy, server-side-encryption): no

ownCloud log (data/owncloud.log)
consider not relevant



this is an outdated version. Your mentioned issue is already fixed in newer versions (2.2.4 currently) of the sync client:


Thank you for the quick reply, it fully solved my problem :point_up:
I installed a new version using this PPA for Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS) atlhough I am running Linux Mint 18 (LTS):

sudo add-apt-repository 'deb /' 
wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add - 
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install owncloud-client

After a restart of Owncloud desktop client I successfully performed a restart of my server. The client disconnects but reconnects as soon as the server is available again.

Kind regards and thanks for the great support :slight_smile: