Initial Setup

Is a meta search for newznab indexers and torznab trackers. It consolidates all of your Usenet indexers into 1 intuitive page. The following are the apps' features:

  • Ability to search all of your indexers on one page
  • Can send downloads from search results into your Usenet downloaders
  • Use it as an indexer source for tools like Sonarr, Radarr, Lidarr or CouchPotato
  • Multi-user support

For more information about this app, you can visit their GitHub repo.

This section will show you how to set up NZBHydra2 for the first time. You'll be doing the following steps

  • Your username for NZBHydra2 will be your service username and the password you set during the install procedure.
  • Add Usenet Indexers

Adding your Usenet Indexers

  • Go to Indexers and click Add new indexer
  • Then here, you can add your indexers. You may look into the preset configurations specific to your indexers, or you may look into adding your indexer.
  • Listed below are the fields that might be relevant to you.
    • Name: Name of Indexer
    • Host: The Hostname of the indexer
    • API Key: The API key from your account
    • API hit Limit and Download Limit: Usually, NZBHydra2 detects this already, but you may add your account's Download and API limit here if you wish.
  • You may have to refer to your Usenet indexer for their specific configuration.
  • Once added, it'll check the connectivity and the capabilities of your indexer.
  • Once that's done, click Save.
  • After restarted, you will see the search page with your set indexers.

Getting NZBHydra2 API

  • To get your NZBHydra2 API, go to Config. Besides the Save button, there's an API? button. Click that to show the API details. You may add that to apps such as Sonarr, Radarr, and CouchPotato.

Connecting Usenet Downloaders (Optional)

  • If you wish to add your Usenet downloaders to download directly from NZBHydra2, go to Downloading, scroll down, and click Add new Downloader.

  • Select between NZBGet and SABnzbd and enter the following information


Name: NZBGet
URL: https://{username}.{servername}
Username: {nzbget username}
Password: {nzbget password}


Name: SABnzbd
URL: https://{username}.{servername}
API Key: {sabnzbd api key}