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Omni Sync Server with Transmit (Panic Software) [A: bug in Transmit. See thread.] Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
P.S. — To be clear, the redirected URL isn't meant to be a secret or anything. We just try to encourage people to use the non-redirected URL because that's the URL that will work no matter how we migrate accounts around. But in cases where a tool doesn't correctly handle web redirects, obviously you'll have to enter the redirected URL even though it might break in the future.
 
Thanks to take time to explain!


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Sorry for the trouble here - this phenomenon is caused by a bug in one of the open-source frameworks that Transmit uses. Specifically, it can't handle the redirect from sync.omnigroup.com to the actual back-end server that the account lives on.

We've discussed the issue with them; they plan to update the version of that framework which Transmit uses eventually, but we don't know when that will be. In the meantime, please let them know you encountered this problem so it stays on their radar screen.

In the vast majority of cases, we want folks using the generic URL, not the one that points at a specific server. When we need to re-balance server populations in the future, anything that depends on reaching the account on that server will break.

Folks encountering this issue can contact sync@omnigroup.com and we'll help them out.
 
Thanks Ken, it works perfect


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There's an easy way to look up the final URL you get redirected to: just point your web browser at your main Sync Server URL at http://sync.omnigroup.com/USERNAME, and it will be redirected to the appropriate server at https://syncNN.omnigroup.com/USERNAME/. You can grab your final URL from the location bar and use it in Transmit, Finder, or any other tool that has trouble handling web redirects.

(WebDAV is the web's standard http protocol, with some extra extensions to cover other common file operations like renaming and locking files.)
 
 


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