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Symlink folders refactored

We recently refactored where we store symlinks, for optimal I/O utilization. I've made a few adjustments based on early feedback, and updated the documentation here:

To summarize the changes since the last update..

  1. /storage/symlinks is now 100Gb, because the aars were refusing to import new content to 1Gb volume, since they thought it wouldn't fit. We can't afford to give out 100Gb of NVMe storage to all users though, so this space is intended to utilized only for symlinks (and so remain empty), and a regular process will delete any files in /storage/symlinks which are not symlinks.
  2. ElfBot will import symlinks to /storage/symlinks/import, so as not to conflict with library storage at /storage/symlinks/{movies,series,etc}
  3. ElfBot can also symlink individual folders now, so for example, you could navigate to /storage/realdebrid-zurg/shows/The Simpsons - All Seasons, and run elfbot symlink here, and you'd end up with /storage/symlinks/import/The Simpsons - All Seasons to point Sonarr at.

Need to migrate your symlinks?

Have you got thousands of symlinks sitting in /storage/elfstorage/ on spinning rust, and need them migrated to /storage/symlinks? We'll have an illustrated guide available in a day or two, so sit tight, or create an #elf-help ticket if you'd like a hand!

In addition to reporting on broken symlinks with elfbot symlink report-broken, you can now tell ElfBot to delete any broken symlinks, with elfbot symlink delete-broken

Today's scoreboard

Metric Numberz Delta
Total subscribers 325 +9
Storageboxes mounted 18 -
๐Ÿ‘ฝ Zurg mounts: 131 +2
๐Ÿ’พ ElfStorage in TBs 65 +3
Tenant pods 4097 +38
๐Ÿฆธ Elf-vengers 4 -
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŽ“ Trainees 2 -
Bugz squished 1 -
New toyz 1 -


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