Install And Connect Sonarr To Rtorrent

Sonarr will search indexers for your chosen TV shows and then send them to the download client of your choice, Sonarr is compatible with torrents as well as Usenet.

This guide will cover installing Sonarr, setting a username and password and connecting rtorrent so Sonarr sends torrents to rtorrent.

Sonarr can be installed in the client area at Services > My Services > Click the green Active Button > Applications.

Once installed Sonarr can be accessed on the Installed Applications page at Services > Click the green Active Button > Installed Applications.

Click the “Go to application” to access Sonarr

We now need to secure Sonarr with a username and password.

Click the settings button.

The click the General tab.

Now go to the security section and change the Authentication to Basic (browser popup) and then enter a username and password.

Once these are entered you will need to restart Sonarr this can be done in the client area on the Installed Applications page.

Now we need to connect rtorrent to Sonarr, click Settings.

Go to the “Download Client” tab.

Click the plus image to add a download client.

Choose Rtorrent as the download client.

 

The host section can be found in the README.txt which is in your download folder at /Apps/Sonarr/README.txt

Please note localhost cannot be used in the host section.

Name: rtorrent
Enable: Yes
Host: Can be found in the README.txt at /Apps/Sonarr/README.txt
Port:443
Url Path: /rutorrent/plugins/httprpc/action.php
Use SSL: Yes
Username: Your seedbox username
Password: Your seedbox password
Then click Save

When adding TV shows to Sonarr make sure you the correct download path is specified which is /downloads