Initial Setup

In this guide, we'll be setting up Mylar for the first time. This guide assumes the following:

  • You have a working Torrent Client Setup

  • You have Mylar installed and ready for configuration

  • You have Jackett installed for use with certain Providers

Securing your WebUI.

Upon loading Mylar You will need to navigate to Config (Cog Icon) on the right of the screen to list all the settings required to begin the use of Mylar, Your first step must be to go to Web interface > Look for Basic, You will find Authentication/HTTP Username/HTTP Password > Select Forms (Login Page) from the drop down Authentication box > Fill in desired Username and Password then click save at the bottom. You will need to restart Mylar from your Control Panel, then upon starting you will need to login with your new details.

Connecting your Download client

we will continue by adding Download Settings. Switch over to the Download settings tab.

NZBGet

NZBget Details (NON SSL) Value
NZBGet Host Servername.usbx.me
Port Port taken from Ultraseedbox Control Panel
Username Username taken from Ultraseedbox Control Panel
Password Password you set during install of NZBget
Category You may need to set a new Category in NZBget for this to do so access NZBget WebUI and go to settings >> Categories >> Scroll to bottom add new >> save changes >> restart NZBget when prompted
Priority This can be left at Default

Sabnzbd

Sabnzbd Details (NON SSL) Value
Sabnzbd Host Servername.usbx.me
Port Port taken from Ultraseedbox Control Panel
Username Username taken from Ultraseedbox Control Panel
Password Password you set during install of Sabnzbd
Category You may need to set a new Category in Sabnzbd for this to do so access Sabnzbd WebUI and go to Config (Cog Icon) >> Categories
Priority This can be left at Default
Sabnzbd API Key Found in Sabnzbd WebUI and go to Config >> General >> Scroll down for your API Key
Enable Completed Download Handling You will want this set to enabled for automatic import and sorting
Are Mylar / SABnzbd on separate machines This can be left unchecked as Sabnzbd is being run on the same machine as Mylar.

Deluge

Deluge Details (NON SSL) Value
Minimum # of seeders Set as at least 1
Deluge Host Servername.usbx.me
Daemon Port Port taken from Ultraseedbox Control Panel
Username Username taken from Ultraseedbox Control Panel
Daemon Password Password you set during install of Deluge
Label You may need to set a new Label in Deluge for this to do so access Deluge WebUI and go to Preferences plugin's then enable Label plugin this will bring up label in the left hand panel right click this to add a new label.
Deluge Download Path/Move This can be left blank and Deluge will use the default Download Directory

rTorrent

ruTorrent Details (NON SSL) Value
Minimum # of seeders Set as at least 1
rTorrent Host https://Username.Servername.usbx.me
rTorrent User Username taken from Ultraseedbox Control
rTorrent Pass Password taken from Ultraseedbox Control
rTorrent label Can be left blank
rTorrent Directory Leave blank
rTorrent RPC /RPC2

Adding Your Content Providers

With your Downloaders added we now move on to Search Providers tab in Config. Enable torrents and then enable Torznab

Torznab (Jackett Required)

Torznab Connection Details Value
Name User Defined Name
Torznab URL This is the URL taken from Jackett’s Blue “copy Torznab Feed” button
Torznab API Jackett’s API found in the top right hand side of Jackett WebUI
Category Refers to the type of content that will be searched for eBooks, Magazine’s, Comics. The correct numbers for the category will be different depending on provider you can find the numbers under the spanner Icon in Jackett.
Enabled Ticked

Be sure to click Save changes after inputting your values as this will keep the information safe and Click Add Torznab again to spawn another Torznab Provider for you to fill in.

Newznab (Newsgroups)

Newznab Connection Details Value
Name User Defined Name
Newznab Host This is the URL taken from your providers particular connection information
Newznab API This is the API Key taken from your providers particular connection information
Newznab UID Some Providers will have a userID as an extra login step.
Enabled Ticked

Be sure to click Save changes after inputting your values as this will keep the information safe and Click Add Newznab again to spawn another Newznab Provider for you to fill in.

Configuring Automatic import and Sorting

The next section is Post-Processing. We will Highlight only the sections that require editing to help speed up the Setup Process.

Status

Status Option Value
Enable Post Processing Ticked and Set to `Hardlink` files
Enable Folder Monitor Input a path where content might be downloaded to before sorting
Failed Download Handling Enable Both Failed download Handling and Automatic Retry
Include other books by new authors This will include details for other books by new authors found in wishlists or csv files, or when manually importing a book by a new author