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Release Notes - SABnzbd 2.3.1

Changes since 2.3.0

  • Added post-processing script Deobfuscate.py (in "scripts" folder)
    which can automatically process "rename.par2" after unpacking
    or rename the largest file in the folder to the job's name
  • Maximum Article Cache size increased to 4GB on 64 bit systems
  • New servers will have timeout of 60 seconds instead of 120
  • Last output of a running script is shown in history
  • Paths to par2, unrar, unzip and 7zip are passed to scripts
  • Path to gzipped NZB file of job is passed to scripts
  • Windows: Single click on tray icon pauses/unpauses queue

Bugfixes since 2.3.0

  • Abort Direct Unpack if not progressing 2 minutes after download
  • Direct Unpacker could crash on some downloads
  • Added measures to prevent "Failed to import" errors
  • Downloader could crash during first few seconds after start
  • Saving errors of renames-file prevented
  • More verbose logging of creating and deleting files
  • Remove ".par2" at end of job name, could cause failure of repair
  • Fix racing-condition for files coming in after a job finishes
  • When re-adding a job, the time left was not calculated
  • Priority of category was ignored when adding new job
  • Server information in Status window was not always updated
  • Always show Direct Unpack status on smaller screens
  • Correctly adapt date and time display to local time zone
  • Category folders cannot be sub-folders of Temporary Download Folder
  • Email notifications could not be limited to categories
  • Testing email notifications did not work
  • Added "with" to list of lowercase words in titles for Sorting
  • "From SxxEyy" RSS filter did not always work
  • Show clearly that RSS "From Show SxxEyy" is an "Accept"-type filter
  • Sorting failed when "Ignore folders inside archives" was enabled
  • Always send "failure_url" to post-processing scripts
  • Decoding of articles no longer logged by default to reduce logging
  • Windows: Remove incompatible "Extra Par2 Parameters" for MultiPar
  • Windows: Special filenames could cause failures during unpack
  • Windows: Message box is shown in case of fatal startup error
  • Windows: Unpacking to network shares could fail
  • macOS: Added Safari pinned tab icon

In case of "Article DB missing/empty" errors, enable +Debug logging
and report here: #952

Upgrading from 2.2.x and older

  • Finish queue
  • Stop SABnzbd
  • Install new version
  • Start SABnzbd

Upgrade notices

  • When upgrading from 2.2.0 or older the queue will be converted. Job order,
    settings and data will be preserved, but all jobs will be unpaused and
    URL's that did not finish fetching before the upgrade will be lost.
  • The organization of the download queue is different from 0.7.x releases.
    This version will not see the 0.7.x queue, but you can restore the jobs
    by going to Status page and using Queue Repair.

Known problems and solutions

  • Read the file "ISSUES.txt"


SABnzbd is an open-source cross-platform binary newsreader.
It simplifies the process of downloading from Usenet dramatically, thanks
to its web-based user interface and advanced built-in post-processing options
that automatically verify, repair, extract and clean up posts downloaded
from Usenet.

(c) Copyright 2007-2017 by "The SABnzbd-team" <team@sabnzbd.org>