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Correct way to update Qnap plugin?

Unread postby rozz3r » 06 Jan 2017, 00:02

Hi all,

I'm in the process of evaluating MadSonic. I'm really impressed and am on the verge of going premium.

I had been running 6.1 on my Qnap TS-451 and thought I'd check out the 6.2 beta before taking the plunge. 6.2 installed fine via the Qnap package, but it completely wiped all my 6.1 setting. I had to setup as if it were a fresh install. No big deal as I was only evaluating anyway.

So my question, for future reference, is how to best update on the Qnap platform without losing all data?

many thanks...
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Re: Correct way to update Qnap plugin?

Unread postby Madevil » 06 Jan 2017, 04:42

Hi there,

reliably update process unchanged since Madsonic 6.0:

  • stop Madsonic service, deamon, plugin, addon or script
  • make optional full backup
  • replace madsonic-booter.jar
  • replace madsonic.war
  • restart Madsonic service

use WinSCP or other tools for easy file transfer to your QNAP

Madsonic QNAP install path:

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/share/CACHEDEV1_DATA/.qpkg/QMadsonic


read more on the installation help page http://beta.madsonic.org/pages/installation.jsp

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