SABnzbd

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    SABnzbd

    Introduction

    A newsgroup / torrent managing program that downloads NZBGET files and works normally in conjunction with programs such as Sonarr, Radarr, and Lidarr to track, download, extract, and complete the assembly of a requested file. SABNZBD is known for it's user interface, but PlexGuide recommends to NZBGET. Either way, the choice is yours!

    Access Information

    ProtocolAddressNotes
    Traefik**sabnzbd:8080Only for Internal App-to-App Communication
    httpssabnzbd.domain.comTraefik must be Deployed; Remote Servers
    httpdomain.com:8080Poor Security Practice - Stop with PG Port Guard
    httpipv4:8080Ideal Only for Local Servers

    Configuration

    NewsGroup Selection

    Ensure to have a news server selected. Here are some additional ones if one is required.
    1. NewsHosting
    2. UseNetServer
    3. EasyNews
    4. Pure USENet
    5. XLNED

    NewsGroup Configuration

    • Host: Type the Name of Your News Server (i.e news.newshosting.com)
    • Port: 563 or 443 for security
    • Enter all your other basic info, server link, username and password
    • Connections: Stay 2 or 3 under your max. If exact, you will get errors
    • Priority: Leave this alone unless you know what you area doing
    • [Click] Test Server
    • [Fails] Something stupid. Either the SSL, wrong port, wrong username, and etc
    • [Passes] Click the (Add Server) and then click the checkmark box at the top

    Default Paths


    Incase you are upgrading or change the paths and it's causing problems, here are the default paths to assist you! Categories do not need to specify a path, by default it uses downloadPath/categoryName when not set!

    PGX


    PGX PathPGX Info
    Temporary Download Folder/pg/complete/sabnzbd
    Completed Download Folder/pg/complete/sabnzbd
    Watched Folder/pg/complete/watch
    Scripts Folder/scripts

    PG8


    PG8 PathPG8 Info
    Temporary Download Folder/mnt/incomplete/sabnzbd
    Completed Download Folder/mnt/downloads/sabnzbd
    Watched Folder/mnt/nzb/watch
    Scripts Folder/scripts

    Additional Notes

    From @stammbraeu if you're having issues with files not removing from SAB download directory

    Code:
    find /mnt/downloads/sabnzbd/* -mtime +3 -exec rm -rf {} \;
    Important: In order not to delete new files i have set sabnzbd NOT to use the archive date but rather the current date

    There is a setting in "Special" and is called: ignore_unrar_dates
    This setting has to be checked because otherwise sab will set the date to when the archive was created

    Additional Information

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