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ARMHF based image of cardigann
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Cardigann, a server for adding extra indexers to Sonarr, SickRage and CouchPotato via Torznab and TorrentPotato proxies. Behind the scenes Cardigann logs in and runs searches and then transforms the results into a compatible format.


docker create \
  --name=cardigann \
  -v <path to data>:/config \
  -e PGID=<gid> -e PUID=<uid>  \
  -p 5060:5060 \


The parameters are split into two halves, separated by a colon, the left hand side representing the host and the right the container side. For example with a port -p external:internal - what this shows is the port mapping from internal to external of the container. So -p 8080:80 would expose port 80 from inside the container to be accessible from the host's IP on port 8080 http://192.168.x.x:8080 would show you what's running INSIDE the container on port 80.

  • -p 5060 - the port(s)
  • -v /config - Where cardigann should store it's config files
  • -e PGID for GroupID - see below for explanation
  • -e PUID for UserID - see below for explanation
  • -e SOCKS_PROXY - for using a socks proxy - optional
  • -e HTTP_PROXY - for using an HTTP proxy - optional

It is based on alpine linux with s6 overlay, for shell access whilst the container is running do docker exec -it cardigann /bin/bash.

User / Group Identifiers

Sometimes when using data volumes (-v flags) permissions issues can arise between the host OS and the container. We avoid this issue by allowing you to specify the user PUID and group PGID. Ensure the data volume directory on the host is owned by the same user you specify and it will "just work" ™.

In this instance PUID=1001 and PGID=1001. To find yours use id user as below:

  $ id <dockeruser>
    uid=1001(dockeruser) gid=1001(dockergroup) groups=1001(dockergroup)

Setting up the application


Configure via the webui at <your-ip>:5060

By adding a variable to the run command, SOCKS_PROXY or HTTP_PROXY cardigann can be used with a proxy, eg -e SOCKS_PROXY=localhost:1080

The folder /config/definitions can be used to add additional tracker definitions (for more info see Additional definitions


  • Shell access whilst the container is running: docker exec -it cardigann /bin/bash
  • To monitor the logs of the container in realtime: docker logs -f cardigann

  • container version number

docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}' cardigann

  • image version number

docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}' lsioarmhf/cardigann


  • 06.05.18: Use buildstage in Dockerfile.
  • 19.12.17: Rebase to alpine 3.7.
  • 12.08.17: Add npm install to build stage.
  • 29.05.17: Rebase to alpine 3.6.
  • 09.02.17: Rebase to alpine 3.5.
  • 03.11.16: Compiled using sstamoulis's method.
  • 01.11.16: Initial Release.
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