Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

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demonrik
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Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:51 pm

The sources for creating the APK are provided to Silicondust and available in their github repository here, details on building below
Unofficial APK binaries are made available by @demonrik and details to install follow with support via this thread or via discord

Note: Restrictions/Prerequisites no longer apply

Unofficial APK Installation Instructions
Screenshots to be added
  1. Download the APK from Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive. Advanced users can build from the source.. see <link here>
  2. Login to the ADM of your Asustor NAS as an administrator user
  3. Open AppCentral
  4. Select the Manual Install from the left pane
  5. Select Browse, then find your newly downloaded apk
  6. Select Upload
  7. You'll be presented with 'Terms of Use' select the 'I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the above term and conditions'
  8. Select Next
  9. You will be presented with details about the application - select 'I understand the risks associated with installing unverified Apps'
  10. select install
If successful you should have a nice new green HDhomerun DVR icon in your App Central
You can click on the icon and it will open the app details.
Click again on the icon and it will bring you straight to the UI
You should see at the bottom 'HDHomerun RECORD running | ......'

If this is your first time installing.. then please follow these additional steps
  1. in the ADM desktop of your NAS open the 'File Explorer' application
  2. Select the icon to either 'Create Folder' or 'Create New Shared Folder' and create the location where you want to store recordings
  3. you will need to know the full location of the folder in just a bit.. For a Shared Folder (e.g. ADM/Public) right click and select properties and it should tell you the Location, e.g. /volume1. If you created a folder, then it is a folder in a shared folder, and will be something like /volume1/Public/recordings
  4. With the full location known - now open the Web UI (see above)
  5. Select the Server Tab
  6. Stop the record engine by selecting 'Stop'
  7. Change the value of the RecordPath to the location you created above.. Then select 'Update' bside it
  8. Start the record engine by selecting 'Start'
Last edited by demonrik on Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:46 pm, edited 3 times in total.

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Engine

Post by demonrik » Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:52 pm

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Known Issues and Mitigations

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Engine

Post by demonrik » Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:53 pm

<reserved for future>
moving from SD installer to APK

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Engine

Post by demonrik » Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:21 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Fixed the start/stop script to use the wrappers so can use UI to start/stop engine
  • Added fixes to update version and location of package on install
  • Added routines to save previous config file in update
  • changed default RecordPath to /tmp for now - allows package to come up on install without forcing location, and user can subsequently set new recordpath and restart engine in UI
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package
SSH to your NAS and ensure admin owns all files in record path e.g.

Code: Select all

 chmod -R admin /volume1/HDHomeRunDVR/
new APK HDHomeRunDVR_0.2.0_any.apk available in the usual locationsGoogle Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:10 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • New Dashboard UI
    Groups Server, HDHR, and log pages into 1 cohesive page
    For server/conf parameters you change all at once..
    New buttons on right of params to 'start', 'stop', 'restart' and 'update' the record engine/server
    Ensured scroll bars not hidden for log file list and entry
    Updated HDHomerun Images
    General tweaks here and there.
    Added infrastructure for 2 new features to come
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APK HDHomeRunDVR_0.3.0_any.apk available in the usual locationsGoogle Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install


Upcoming features in priority order
  • Ability to update the record engine and wrappers without having to install new package
  • Ability to filter the log files
  • Archive and remove log files

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:55 am

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.3.1_any.apk available in the usual locationsGoogle Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:42 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Updated Engine to latest release20190417
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.3.2_any.apk available in the usual locationsGoogle Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Fri May 17, 2019 2:15 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Updated Engine to latest release 20190516beta2
  • Added new parameter for RecordStreamsMax to the UI dashboard
  • Added capability to read and write the new parameter
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package
Once installed you will need to Hard reload the browser page.. This is due to the change in the Javascript to manage the new parameter, and you need to hard reload to force an update of the script.

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.3.4_any.apk available in the usual locationsGoogle Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Sun May 19, 2019 3:06 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Fixed issue with delete API changing from GET to POST - can now delete recordings again
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.3.4_any.apk available in the usual locations Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:21 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Updated Engine to latest release 20190603beta1
  • Fixed issue with StorageID comparison failing
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.3.6_any.apk available in the usual locationsGoogle Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:51 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
Sorry for delay on this one - my build system got hacked and its taken me 10 days to get back up and running... To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.3.7_any.apk available in the usual locations Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:18 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Updated Engine to latest release 20190621
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.4.0_any.apk available in the usual locations Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:49 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Added DVR subscription check to diagnostics
  • Fixed Series/Recordings for diagnostics
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.4.2_any.apk available in the usual locations Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

demonrik
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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:36 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Fixed an issue where you have record engine on a NAS with 2x IPs and you log in to UI on other IP compared to engine.. Now checks the engines discovered for the storage ID and matches to the config file to set the right storage URL.
  • Updated diagnostics to display config file information
  • Fixed a warning issue on recordings file where we declared recordings_list but always used recordings
  • Fixed warning for freespace on engines with RecordMaxStreams set to 0 (Freespace is not reported now in discover)
  • Changed text of 0B reported freespace (or no freespace reported) to FULL
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.4.3_any.apk should be available within the next hour at the usual locations Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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Re: Asustor APK for DVR Record Engine

Post by demonrik » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:25 pm

NEW PACKAGE AVAILABLE
  • Updated Engine to latest beta release 20190815beta1 (no changelog yet to link to)
  • Fixed issue with Record Engine name on dashboard
  • Added support for detecting Servio and Scribe with new icons
To move to new package - simply do manual install of new package

new APKG HDHomeRunDVR_0.4.4_any.apk available in the usual locationsGoogle Drive, DropBox, OneDrive

Code is available on github
https://github.com/Silicondust/dvr_install

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