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Your ElfHosted streamer now includes autoscan!

Our users may have large media libraries stored either on ElfStorage, or some other, BYO storage, which may be subject to API ratelimits, increased latency, etc. As such, the default behavior of rescanning the entire media library at a set interval is both resource-intensive and time-consuming.

Thanks to user suggestions, we've now bundled Autoscan with our streamers (Plex / Jellyfin / Emby).

By simply adding a webhook connection on the Arrs (Radarr, Sonarr, Lidarr, Readarr), you can configure the Arr to fire a webhook at Autoscan when new media is downloaded.

Autoscan will then use an API token to instruct Plex / Jellyfin / Emby to rescan just the parent folder that the media appeared in, so that your library is instantly updated, rather than relying on regular filesystem scans.

See the Autoscan page for instructions on how to set it up!

What's new?

Bugz squished

Mattermost attachments working again

The HDD->SSD migration caused a permissions issue for Mattermost file uploads, which has now been resolved. (Of course, if you're a serious Mattermost user, it'd make more sense to send all of your file uploads to an S3 bucket, so that you're not constrained by our volume sizes)

404 bug still lurking

The 404 / expiry bug which I thought I'd fully solved popped out of another hole today. I've dealt with this issue as well, but if you do find yourself seeing 404s when you think you shouldn't, click that #elf-help link!

Today's scoreboard

Metric Numberz
Total subscribers 84
Storageboxes mounted 23
Rclone mounts 8
Tenant pods 802
Bugz squished 2
New toyz 0

Summary

As always, thanks for building with us - feel free to share suggestions, and your own ideas for new apps to add!