Bit torrent Question.. I need someone to walk me through like I am 5

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by scubagal, Jan 8, 2006.

  1. kdmorse

    kdmorse Well-Known Member

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    If anyone's wondering why the word "Properly" is in there, it's because they released a band-aid patch and said "All fixed!", when all the band-aid did was break the sample exploit that was presented to them, it did not fix the underlying problem. So the researches fixed the exploit to work around their 'fix'. Then they released another patch and said "All fixed!", except since they blew it in such a half-assed way the first time, nobody really trusts them. (I don't know if subsequent fixes fixed the problem 'properly' or not - but the whole kerfuffle was yet another nail in uTorrent 3.x's acceptance coffin).
     
  2. logic88

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    One thing that I've always been leery about is if a VPN tunnel fails. Can you configure the torrent client to quit/stop if that occurs?

    That's why I've been using a proxy instead. You can configure the torrent client to only use the proxy so if the proxy fails, torrent activity also stops.
     
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    markp99

    markp99 TakoKichi TCF Club

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    Figured this was best place as any to ask:

    Sonarr and Radarr are supposed to do their things auto-magically, correct?

    I think I am set-up correctly, and can manually trigger these apps to go out and grab my selected title. Works great, connects with Plex and adds to my library. I generally default 1080p with a reasonable filesize definition. Manual search almost always returns viable candidates not excluded by my criteria.

    I cannot say for sure, but I really do not recall seeing a single title appear in my Plex library without some intervention/initiation from me. Are there settings needed to permit these two tools to do their thing hands-free from my Wanted lists? Maybe there is some other constraint I have applied accidentally.

    Unsenet: newshosting.com
    Indexer: NZBGeek
    DL Client: SABnzbd
    Plex Server
     
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    robojerk

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    Settings > Connect
    Add your plex server, that will tell Sonarr/Radarr to tell Plex the item has been added.
     
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    markp99

    markp99 TakoKichi TCF Club

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    Yep, have that set. When I manually trigger a download, titles will appear in my library as expected.

    It's the initial automation of triggering grabs from my Wanted lists without my assistance that seems to be eluding me.

    What tells Sonarr/Radarr to go off and search in the first place?
     
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    robojerk

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    In Sonarr, are the episodes "monitored"?
    Open up a series that you have to do manually and look at the flags on the left of the episodes where they're listed and see if they're monitored.
     
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    markp99

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    OK, looking at Radarr's logs I see RssSyncService - kicks off every ~5min, but consistently returns "Found: 100, Reports grabbed: 0"
     
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    robojerk

    robojerk Well-Known Member

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    Try asking on reddit. I haven't had to mess with Radarr or Sonarr too much other than general config.
    r/radarr

    Also mention if you're using NZBHydra2 or Jackett/Cardigan (if searching for torrents.)
     
  9. ayedee

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    How is Index Of different from Torrents? Is Index Of activity monitored and risky to download from?
     
  10. logic88

    logic88 Well-Known Member

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    So what's a good TV tracker these days? Anyone have a BTN invite handy?
     
  11. mwhip

    mwhip All better

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    I still us abnzb and right now registration is open.
     
  12. logic88

    logic88 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the heads up, I just registered.

    Still would be nice to have a good TV tracker though so if anyone has a BTN invite, I'd appreciate it. Thanks!
     

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