Standalone vs. WAR install on NAS

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Standalone vs. WAR install on NAS

Unread post by quicky »

Hey guys,

I run a QNAP with x86 processor which would be the perfect place to run madsonic on. Thus I tested different installation methods. The easiest way (based on my linux knowledge) was simply executing the standalone version via a java command. However, since most of the howtos are based on a tomcat-install I was wondering if there are any drawback in using the standalone version directly on my NAS (without the integrated webserver or an additional tomcat etc.).

Btw, during my testing I saw that there's also a new QNAP install-package (qpkg) for madsonic available. I tested that, to and I guess its using the standalone-version of madsonic, however it's double the size of the normal download. So I'm still trying to do a manual install with either the WAR or the standalone-installer.

Thanks for your support


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Re: Standalone vs. WAR install on NAS

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hi there,

in General its save on all installation types to replace only the .WAR file if you want to upgrade.

Keep in mind to shutdown service or stop the script before!

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Re: Standalone vs. WAR install on NAS

Unread post by Metzlmane »

I've made my own qpkg with the standalone version.
I found no information on the different forums, which version of madsonic is getting installed.

I created a folder under /.qpkg/madsonic and set the home-folder under /.qpkg/madsonic/home
In this folder i copied the newest transcode-files.

I also made a folder for the newest java-version and set the path manually to this folder, because the installed java version with the JAVA-variable does not work with madsonic 5 3800.
To start Madsonic i simply execute the ./ file and set all neccessary parameters like port/subpath etc. in this file.

Can you shortly explain how you did it? I'd be interested because i invested quite some time to figure out how to get this working.
That would be very kind.
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