How do I reset a group back to default settings?

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How do I reset a group back to default settings?

Postby crosgrove » Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:02 am

I have a group that is giving me living hell. I've had grief with it in the past, and played with the settings. Today when I logged in, it reported no new headers for the last 2 weeks, and this is a group with about 50-10 headers per day.

I've tried a whole slow of download special and show special and other settings, but it is now not showing ANY headers for that group. I've actually deleted the group and re-added it a few times, and every time it reports zero headers to display.

I think the best course of action is to reset that group to the default settings that exists for all new groups added, and go form there.

Is that possible?

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Re: How do I reset a group back to default settings?

Postby Quade » Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:54 am

Deleting the group deletes any stored headers. I'd set the "Download Age" to 50. Right click the group "Post Storage/Use Download Age" then download headers normally. It should pull 50 days worth.

50-100 headers ain't many headers.
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Re: How do I reset a group back to default settings?

Postby crosgrove » Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:54 pm

Worked!

Also, I misspoke--the number of individual posts (headers) is usually approaching the thousands per day. The number of complete assembled files is usually at least 50 on slow days.

I don't know WHAT I had screwed up, but there were no posts for the past 2 weeks showing, and they re all showing now.
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Re: How do I reset a group back to default settings?

Postby Quade » Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:41 am

Could have been a corrupt "Range.db3". If you do that trick, "Post Storage/Use Download Age" it won't delete any headers but will delete the tracking file.
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