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About Command Line Tool (CLI)

A command-line client for Onlime capable of running on multiple operating systems.

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The Onlime Command-line Tool or Command-line Client is a Command-line tool for Onlime users.

The command-line client (CLI) is capable of running on most devices with Windows, OS X and linux systems such as desktops, servers, NAS devices, and even Raspberry Pi.

Note: The command-line client a special software designed for running on servers or headless systems. It is not meant to control the Onlime Desktop Client.


  • Automatic folder backup

  • Archive files

  • Custom scan interval

  • Ignore files and folders with simple gitignore style pattern

  • Simple webhooks

  • Manage remote hosts


The command-line client has two components:

  • jottad - The Onlime deamon

  • jotta-cli - The Onlime Command-line Interface


The Onlime Command-line Client supports multiple operating systems and cpu architectures.

Download pre-compiled binaries for macOS, Windows and Linux from the release page.

Please note that you need to be logged in to your Onlime account in order to read the articles about Onlime CLI.

The Onlime Command-line Client must be updated manually. Check the installation documentation on each platform for instructions on how to update the software.

Note: The Onlime command-line client is beta software. Use with caution.

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