Sonarr on OpenMediaVault 5 using Raspberry Pi 4

In this segment, we are going to show you “How to Install Sonarr on OpenMediaVault 5 with Command line using Raspberry Pi 4

What is Sonarr?

Sonarr is a PVR (Personal Video Recorder) 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.

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Full credit goes to the Linux server.

OpenMediaVault Versions :


Software Required :

Equipment Required Optional
Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 4 Case
SD_Card SD Card
Raspberry Pi Keyboard
Ethernet Ethernet Cable Mouse
Charger Power Adapter    
HDD External HDD    
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Docker Compose

version: "2.1"
container_name: sonarr
- PUID=1000
- PGID=1000
- TZ=Europe/London
- /path/to/data:/config
- /path/to/tvseries:/tv #optional
- /path/to/downloadclient-downloads:/downloads #optional
- 8989:8989
restart: unless-stopped

Docker CLI

docker run -d \
--name=sonarr \
-e PUID=1000 \
-e PGID=1000 \
-e TZ=Europe/London \
-p 8989:8989 \
-v /path/to/data:/config \
-v /path/to/tvseries:/tv `#optional` \
-v /path/to/downloadclient-downloads:/downloads `#optional` \
--restart unless-stopped \

How to find PUID & PGID

  • However, to find PUID and PGID we can use the below-given command.
id name of the user


Sonarr Container Configuration

  • Firstly, we need to navigate to Containers and then click on Add container.
  • Secondly, we need to fill the details as mentioned below, Choose a name for your container and image name as linuxserver/sonarr.
  • Besides you need to leave Always pull the image option checked if the image is not already downloaded.
  • After that, we need to publish new ports i.e 8989.

sonarrClick to ZOOM

  • In the volume section, we need to configure the path for config, Downloads, and TV folders then bind these folders to our desired path.

sonarrClick to ZOOM

  • After that we need to configure Environment Variables as mentioned below in the picture.


Click to Zoom

  • In this section we need to select unless stopped.

wordpressClick to Zoom

Access Sonarr Web Interface

  • To access the web interface we need to type the OpenMediaVault IP Address:8989
  • After that follow the on-screen instructions to configure Sonarr or you can refer to our video.

In conclusion

  • Above all steps will convert your Raspberry Pi 4 as Sonarr on OpenMediaVault 5 with the help of Docker.
  • If you face any issues regarding this article please share your thoughts.
  • Enjoy using Openmediavault. Smile (.”_”.)

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