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

Initial Setup

Installing nzbGet is easy. Simply issue the following command from SSH:

sudo box install nzbget

This command will configure nzbGet for your user.

How to Access

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

Service Management

nzbGet is enabled for use with multiple users. Thus, you must call it with the username of the instance to start.

The systemd service file resides at:

sudo systemctl start nzbget@<username>


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:

  • Host:
  • Control Port: 443
  • URL Base: nzbget
  • SSL: ON
  • Username: <your slot username>
  • Password: <your slot password>