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TheKidsWantDjent
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Error while downloading. Is the file too old?

Post by TheKidsWantDjent » September 30th, 2018, 11:23 am

I didn't use sabnzbd for quite a while and just recently signed up for a new usenet account at usenetbucket.com. So I started to download different things, mostly movies and series. The problem is, on almost all of them I get the error

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Error while downloading. Is the file too old?
after downloading it. It's 90% of the files I try to download, so there must be something wrong.

What could be the problem? Is something wrong with my setup? I didn't change anything since I last downloaded (2 years ago or so), just my usenet account is a different one, which seems to work fine however. I don't have any idea what's the problem here, can someone help me?

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Re: Error while downloading. Is the file too old?

Post by safihre » September 30th, 2018, 11:50 am

Is that really the error you get?
Are you on SABnzbd 2.3.5?

In any case, nowadays everything gets DMCA'd quite quickly, so you need a good indexer and maybe some automation (Sonarr/Radarr) to handle automatic trying of releases for you.
https://sabnzbd.org/wiki/introduction/d ... leted.html

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Re: Error while downloading. Is the file too old?

Post by TheKidsWantDjent » September 30th, 2018, 12:09 pm

Yes, this is exactly the error I get. Well it's in German, but it should translate to this.

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I just noticed that I use quite an old version, 0.7.20. Could that be a problem?

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Re: Error while downloading. Is the file too old?

Post by safihre » October 1st, 2018, 1:24 am

Yes that could definitely be a problem.
There's many new download-hiding techniques (obfuscation) that the old one can't handle.
Upgrade first (see our Wiki > Installation).

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