I'm not sure why but the new version of SABnzbd 2.2.1 has super slow downloads for me. I went from 6MB/s down to 300-500KB/s down. The only change was updating to SABnzbd 2.2.1, a rollback to SABnzbd 2.2.0 fixes the issue. I'm running this on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server edition in ESXi (2vCPU 2GB RAM).

SABnzbd is a must have companion for apps such as CouchPotato to download movies and Sick Beard to download TV shows. These when combined with XBMC currently offers the best automated Media Center. These when combined with XBMC currently offers the best automated Media Center. From that page you need to select, download, and install the correct SPK package for your hardware. From your question "what do I mean by hardware?", it means brand or make (actually: processor architecture) of your PC. In your case it is an Apple Mac. For me, for my Synology DS216+ with Intel processor it was the "sabnzbd_x64-6.1_2.3.4-36.spk". And when i am in the sabnzbd settings to change the path for the folders i seemingly can't access the "downloads" folder on my synology nas volume. In short, how do i get sabnzbd to download the files outside of the docker config folder for sabnzb and onto a folder on my synology nas volume An Updated version of this guide for 11.3-U3.2 can be found here. This guide was created using freenas 11.1-U5 A few notes and assumptions This guide assumes that you already have a windows share with your media, and that the permissions are already configured properly on that. Also in order Oct 30, 2017 · In the Download settings section, you need to point Headphones at your SABnzbd installation using the same information you used for SickBeard and CouchPotato (the host with port number, username and password if enabled, as well as the API key). Don’t forget to take advantage of the category function and then specify a sub-folder in your System Info: Sabnzbd running in docker , up to date. Server has 2 CPUS, 8 cores total , 16 threads. It is a dedicated server from wholesale internet in Kansas City, with a gigabit up link.

SABnzbd monitors the Watched Folder and if any .nzb files are present it automatically adds them to the download queue. In Linux, you can set the permission for downloaded files. Setting it to 775 makes it writable to the USER running SABnzbd and its group members.

Apps like Sonarr, SickChill, Radarr, Headphones, Lidarr and more can integrate with SABnzbd and automate your download process. SABnzbd can also read and process RSS feeds, activate custom scripts and notify you.

SABnzbd should report the speed of Incomplete and Complete above 150 MB/s. Slower disks like HDD and NAS have a very negative impact on downloading speed: a slower disk means slower downloads. Turn on "Pause Downloading During Post-Processing". SABnbd will first download, and after downloading it will start processing; Turn off DirectUnpack.

I prefer to download off of Usenet over Torrents, so I set up my profile to look like the one below. This will download from Usenet if the file is available on both. After an episode airs, if a torrent shows up, this profile will force Sonarr to wait 3 hours for it to show up on Usenet before downloading.