Using SABnzbd to process already downloaded files?

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Using SABnzbd to process already downloaded files?

Post by mcdanish »

I have started using the download station om my NAS to download files at night where traffic on the mobile net is less dominant but last night, it downloaded a 58 GB heap of garbled files. I usually use SABnzbd that processes these files automattically so I am not seing this as a problem. But as I am on a limited plan (1000GB but still limited) and would like to get something out of them, so

Question 1: Can I use SABnzbd to do post-processing on these files or do I have to download all 58 GB again?? That would be a bummer.

Question 2: Is there a way of incorporating SABnzbd in the Synology Download Station so I can avoid problems like this in the future and not bother all of you with my newbie problems? ;=)

Have a nice day out there

Benny in Denmark.

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Re: Using SABnzbd to process already downloaded files?

Post by safihre »

Unfortunately SABnzbd can't do that, only what it has its own bookkeeping for it can do.
Why not just use SABnzbd on your NAS? Sounds like you have a Synology? There is a package for Synology. Check the instalation page of the wiki.
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