Legacy to V8.1 upgrade guide



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This only applies you are using appdata prior to 8.x and upgrading from 7 and below.

It’s recommended that you have an empty download queue and upload all files before proceeding.
General Upgrade Steps:

rm /var/plexguide/pg.number
 sudo apt update -y && sudo apt install wget -y && sudo apt install curl -y && sudo apt dist-upgrade -y
curl -s https://plexguide.com/installv8.sh | sudo -H sh
If you used nzbhydra run:  mkdir /opt/appdata/nzbhydra && mv /opt/appdata/nzbhydra2/* /opt/appdata/nzbhydra
if you used sonarrbeta run: mkdir /opt/appdata/sonarr && mv /opt/appdata/sonarrbeta/* /opt/appdata/sonarr
if you used organizrv2 run: mkdir /opt/appdata/organizr && mv /opt/appdata/organizrv2/* /opt/appdata/organizr
Redeploy your mounts, use the mount menu and select deploy, this is important!
Reinstall your apps via the PG Box Core menu, this is important!

To Move your existing downloaded files:
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Radarr/Sonarr (old and new)/Lidarr path change and removal of old path instructions:

Radarr add the new path in 8.x:
1. Select the "Movies" page
2. Select the "Movie Editor" tab near the top of the Movies page listing
3. Click the "Select All" button near the top (currently blue colored but that could change in later versions.)
4. Change the "Root Folder" selection at the bottom to "Add a different path"
5. Click the (currently blue colored) folder near the right of the selection box, and chose /mnt/unionfs/whateverYourMovieFolderIs
6. Scroll down after the list of movie folders is shown and click "Ok"
7. You'll be returned to the path selection screen - click the (currently green colored) check box to set your new path
8. Confirm the new path is now in the "Root Folder" box and click the (currently blue colored) "Save" button - and WAIT FOR COMPLETION.
- You should see a pop-up box after some time that says "Done Saving".

Radarr to remove the old path (AFTER you've mass changed the movies to the new one!)
1. Go to "Add Movies" page
2. Start typing in a new movie (you're not actually going to add it, just choose one you don't have like Ishtar or Gigli)
3. In the "Path" Section, press the drop-down arrow to choose another path.
-The new one you've mass changed everything to AND the old one should show up as options.
4. Press the red "x" at the right of the old one.
5. Click the "Close" button.
6. Stop/restart the Radarr docker container.
7. Et voila

"Old" Sonarr it's the same steps except obviously its the TV pages instead of Movie pages

Sonarr V3/beta (that is the default in 8.x) and/or Lidarr add the new path:
1. Select Series -> Mass Editor for Sonarr (v3/beta) OR Artist -> Mass Editor for Lidarr
2. Click the white box at the top left to select ALL series (Sonarr) or artists (Lidarr)
3. Change the "Root Folder" selection at the bottom to "Add a new path"
4. Select the folder for your TV shows or Music (i.e. /mnt/unionfs/YourTelevisionFolder or /mnt/unionfs/YourMusicFolder)
- When you see the list of folders choose "OK"
5. You'll be asked if you want to move the series/artist folders to the new location. CHOOSE THE RED "Yes, Move the Files" button.

Sonarr v3/beta and/or Lidarr remove the old path (AFTER you've mass changed to the new one!)
1. Go to Series -> Import for Sonarr OR Artist -> Import for Lidarr
2. Click the black "x" at the end of the home path you want to remove (Again - AFTER you've mass moved everything!)
3. Stop/restart the Sonarr or Lidarr docker container.
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I know I'm way behind, but I am unable to open the full post (link is broken, it appears) and I'd like to get my PG updated out of 7.



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Same for me as well. Would like to upgrade so I can backup Plex and then restore onto new server without having to rescan etc


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@Tim783 @DevDoodle @ScottinOkla @wooska I asked this same question a while back...see this thread:

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Thanks so much Ramsay, I have now upgraded, changed all the paths etc. All seems to be working so far :)
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No, I just followed the topic that Ramsay posted above and also the guide at the top of this thread from timekills.

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