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Sonarr is a PVR for Usenet and BitTorrent users. It can monitor multiple RSS feeds for new episodes of your favorite shows and will grab, sort and rename them. It can also be configured to automatically upgrade the quality of files already downloaded when a better quality format becomes available.


Set sonarr_enabled: true in your /inventories/[my inventory]/group_vars/nas.yml file.

The Sonarr web interface can be found at http://ansible_nas_host_or_ip:8989 by default

Specific Configuration

First make sure Sonarr has permissions to write and read the /download and /tv folders. Do this by ensuring the sonarr_movies_directory: and sonarr_download_directory settings are correct.

Sonarr will get the file path from the Download client. On default settings with Transmission the path is /storage/downloads/complete. You will need to create a path mapping in the Remote Path Mappings settings under Download Client to point to your internal path that is by default /downloads. If you have difficulties with the path mapping you could also just add a new volume path for the Transmission container and use /downloads as the download directory.

For Sonarr to understand that the /tv folder is a folder, you'll need to add a folder into it. You can also do this by adding a random series to the folder. Keep in mind to have the setting Create empty movie folders on yes

For comprehensive configuration instructions see the Sonarr GitHub wiki