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NZBGet is a binary downloader, which downloads files from Usenet based on information given in nzb-files.

Initial Setup#

First you must connect to your slot via ssh. If you need help connecting to the server, please read the help article here.

Installing nzbGet is easy. Simply issue the following command:

box install nzbget

This command will configure nzbgGet for your user.

How to Access#

After installation, you can access nzbGet at the url: https://<>/nzbget

Service Management#

Like all box configured applications, you can manage nzbGet via SSH with box with start, stop, restart, enable and disable commands.

box start nzbget


If you are unfamiliar with nzbGet, please check out their documentation for assistance in getting your news groups setup or learning how to setup post-processing.

Connect to other clients#

The general settings for connecting nzbget to other clients are as follows:

Control Port: 443
URL Base: nzbget
Username: <your slot username>
Password: <your slot password>

In some applications, such as Sonarr and Radarr, you may need to enable Advanced Settings to see the option to change URL Base.