renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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Category? Priority? Processing? Folder/Path? Indexer Categories / Groups?

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WHY is this so needlessly complicated?

Is there anywhere I can see a complete step by step description of how to do this?

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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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NZBeaner wrote:
February 5th, 2019, 5:59 pm
WHY is this so needlessly complicated?
You are welcome to code your own solution. One that isn't "so needlessly complicated". ::)
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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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Have you tried using the Sorting-approach? This is much simpler and build-in to SABnzbd.
Go to Config > Sorting and enable each of the sorting options for the right category (so Series-sorting for your "tv" or "series" category and Movie Sorting for your "movies" category). Make sure to check "Enable"
Then select the preset Job Name as Filename. This doesn't always work perfectly, if it cannot correctly parse the name of the job.


The Deobfuscate.py only works if Python 2.7 is installed.
If the Scripts Folder is empty, it won't show in Config > Categories.
Let's try this, assuming you have just installed SABnzbd without changes:
- Config > Folders > Script Folder, set: C:\Program Files\SABnzbd\scripts
- Config > Categories, there should now be a column named Script.
- For the first row, select Deobfuscate.py from the dropdown.

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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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Hi, I am resurrecting this old thread because I tried to post a new thread and it was denied because I had supposedly included a link on the message (I am quite sure I had not placed a link anywhere. Anyway...)

I have the same problem as the original poster, files I download are obfuscated. Always.

Whenever I download an nzb a folder is created with the correct name, say The.Last.Kingdom.S04E01.etc, but the folder contains an .mkv or .mp4 with a gibberish name, like 4bgqweraoder36xlobmkv. I have enabled TV sorting and movies sorting under configuration and the sort string is "%dn.%ext". What am I doing wrong? Oh, and I am a Mac user using SABnzbd 2.9.0.

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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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Did you select a category for the Movie and TV sorting?

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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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Yes. At first I had default. Then I changed it to "TV" for series sorting and "movies" for movie sorting. This brought no improvement, so I select all kategories (movies, tv, etc.) still no improvement. Of course, I have ticked everywhere "Job name as file name" The string is %dn.%ext Perhaps I should add "%fn" ?

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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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I found the culprit. It is the Direct Unpack option. If you deactivate this then deobfuscation works properly. That is a pity, because Direct Unpack makes downloading a lot faster, but renaming the files is also a PITA.

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Strange, Sorting should also work with Direct Unpack..
Could you send me an example NZB at [email protected]?

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Re: renaming TV shows with obfuscated filenames

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kostaszag wrote:
May 8th, 2020, 1:23 pm
I found the culprit. It is the Direct Unpack option. If you deactivate this then deobfuscation works properly. That is a pity, because Direct Unpack makes downloading a lot faster, but renaming the files is also a PITA.
I am afraid I have to take this back. After one or two successful downloads, deobfuscation stopped working, even with Direct Unpacking box unticked. What I am certain though is, that mkv.s are named correctly if they are not placed in a folder after unpacking. I am sending you an .nzb file whose renaming failed, so you can test it yourself.

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