TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

Torrent Server


File download and sharing server

A file server with integrated multi-protocol file sharing that can be used to handle all types of file downloads. Files can be added to the download list through a simple web interface that allows you to manage the server remotely. Especially useful for centralizing file sharing on a shared network. Includes anti-virus scanning.

Stable version: 14.0 (changelog)

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Includes popular compression support (zip, rar, bz2).
  • Includes flip to convert text file endings between UNIX and DOS formats.
  • E-mail download completion notification via Postfix MTA (bound to localhost).
  • File sharing (rTorrent) configurations:
    • Anti-virus / malware scanning via ClamAV.
      • Anti-virus signatures are auto-updated.
      • Automatically quarantines unsafe downloads.
      • Anti-virus logfile: /var/log/rtorrent/clamav.log
  • File server (Samba) configurations:
    • Preconfigured wordgroup: WORKGROUP
    • Preconfigured netbios name: TORRENTSERVER
    • Configured Samba and UNIX users/groups synchronization (CLI and Webmin).
    • Configured root as administrative samba user.
    • Configured shares:
      • Users home directory.
      • Public storage.
      • CD-ROM with automount and umount hooks (/media/cdrom).
  • Access your files securely from anywhere via SambaDAV:
    • DAV service running via HTTPS.
    • Pre-configured repositories (storage, user home directory).
  • Default storage directory: /srv/storage

See the Torrent Server Documentation for more details, including configuration details if behind a Firewall/Router/NAT

Known issues

  • rTorrent will shut down if free disk space reaches the threshold of 100MB

Credentials (passwords set at first boot):

  • Webmin, Webshell, SSH, Samba: username root
  • rTorrent: username admin
  • Web based file manager (SambaDAV): - username root (Samba)