You can download the most recent stable version (SABnzbd 2.1) on our downloads page.
|Temporary Download Folder||Enter the path to a folder SABnzbd can use to store files as they are downloaded. Once the file is complete, it will verify then extract to the Complete Folder. You can just enter "Incomplete" to keep it relational to your home folder or enter the full path such as
|Minimum Free Space for Temporary Download Folder||There should be enough space to contain the largest complete job + 10% for error correction data. When free space on the drive that holds the temporary folder is below this, SABnzbd is automatically pauses and an (optional) email is sent to the user. You enter the amount in bytes but you can use factors like K, M, G etc. Note: SABnzbd will not automatically resume downloading. You have to make diskspace available AND resume SABnzbd manually.|
|Completed Download Folder||The completed download folder is the default download location for all items, unless indicated otherwise from the Categories page.|
|Permissions for completed downloads||Set permissions pattern for completed files/folders using octal notation, for macOS and Linux only.
This is a folder that is periodically checked for new NZB files. When a file is stored in this folder, SABnzbd will consider this a download job. It processes the file, puts it in the queue and removes the NZB file. ZIP and RAR files that contain only NZB files will be processed too1
The Watched Folder supports Categories in two ways:
|Watched Folder Scan Speed||Number of seconds between filesystem scans of the Watched Folder setting above.|
|Scripts Folder||This specifies the folder where user scripts (post-processing and pre-queue) are stored. On Windows, users may specify a .cmd or .bat file; other extensions can be executed with the
|Email Templates Folder||You can define your own Email Templates.|
|Password File||A text file of known passwords, one password per line, that should be attempted on passworded RAR files.|
|Administrative Folder||Location for queue admin and history database.|
|Log Folder||This folder holds error/warning/info/debug logging data.|
|.nzb Backup Folder||When SABnzbd adds an nzb to the queue it creates a local of the NZB file in this folder. If you leave this box empty, no files will be saved.|