Virtual Drive on macOS - can't find config file

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Nextcloud version (eg, 20.0.5): 24.0.3
Operating system and version (eg, Ubuntu 20.04): centos7.9 nextcloud-snap
Apache or nginx version (eg, Apache 2.4.25): snap-24.0.3
PHP version (eg, 7.4): snap-24.0.3

The issue you are facing:
client in macOS Monterey。 osx-21.6.0
CPU:M1 pro

I can’t find nextcloud.cfg in $HOME/Library/Application Support/Nextcloud
so i can’t use settings for virtual file support

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? (Y/N): Y

Steps to replicate it:

The output of your Nextcloud log in Admin > Logging:


The output of your config.php file in /path/to/nextcloud (make sure you remove any identifiable information!):

$CONFIG = array (
  'apps_paths' => 
  array (
    0 => 
    array (
      'path' => '/snap/nextcloud/current/htdocs/apps',
      'url' => '/apps',
      'writable' => false,
    1 => 
    array (
      'path' => '/var/snap/nextcloud/current/nextcloud/extra-apps',
      'url' => '/extra-apps',
      'writable' => true,
  'supportedDatabases' => 
  array (
    0 => 'mysql',
  'memcache.locking' => '\\OC\\Memcache\\Redis',
  'memcache.local' => '\\OC\\Memcache\\Redis',
  'redis' => 
  array (
    'host' => '/tmp/sockets/redis.sock',
    'port' => 0,
  'log_type' => 'file',
  'logfile' => '/var/snap/nextcloud/current/logs/nextcloud.log',
  'logfilemode' => 416,
  'instanceid' => 'oc5zimu5ypzy',
  'passwordsalt' => 'NpiPUc9Gt/Jo5DfMObXq7EOArEBUi/',
  'secret' => '2+Se/ZN9eVTZHps/vtJGB57kJbFORhk+QQ1//5KfRiyowhHE',
  'trusted_domains' => 
  array (
    0 => '',
  'datadirectory' => '/mnt/data',
  'dbtype' => 'mysql',
  'version' => '',
  'overwrite.cli.url' => '',
  'dbname' => 'nextcloud',
  'dbhost' => 'localhost:/tmp/sockets/mysql.sock',
  'dbport' => '',
  'dbtableprefix' => 'oc_',
  'mysql.utf8mb4' => true,
  'dbuser' => 'nextcloud',
  'dbpassword' => 'Yq5NjPsE8a_G8puxjnsNwCjG06D4kwFJ6jfIEMww0_bZJ88H10k8J20w7cCoX9qE',
  'installed' => true,

The output of your Apache/nginx/system log in /var/log/____:



Output errors in nextcloud.log in /var/www/ or as admin user in top right menu, filtering for errors. Use a pastebin service if necessary.


That’s the path on the documentation. If you can’t find it there, complain at Issues · nextcloud/desktop · GitHub, so they can update the documentation and tell you where it is.

If this is meant with “the documentation”: that only mentions App Data. After search long I found it in $HOME/Library/Preferences/Nextcloud/, a normally hidden folder.

On Linux (Mint) I found it in /home/<user>/.config/Nextcloud/ But your Linux may vary :wink:

The nice thing on a Mac is that when you start making changes to a document that is already open on another workstation, you get a warning. We’re not seeing that with Virtual Files in the Windows and Linux client.