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  1. CompuGlobalHyperMegaNet

    Beginners guide to keeping your Plex metadata on a separate Dataset.

    Hi and welcome to my guide to managing your Plex metadata. This guide is aimed at users who are completely new to FreeNAS and / or have little or no experience with FreeNAS, using the command line or even some of the basic commands for Unix like operating systems. If other guides out there are...
  2. Imoldgregg

    Plex Jail installation - Cannot get webpage to display

    Hi all, I have searched through this forum but cannot seem to find an answer to my issue. I am following this guide https://www.ixsystems.com/community/threads/tutorial-how-to-install-plex-in-a-freenas-11-2-jail.19412/ To install plex manually into a Jail, however when I start the service...
  3. dsmith00

    Everyone who is having trouble with Plex Mount Points and Getting Plex to See Them--Watch This Video

    Hello, I have struggled like everyone else in the FreeNas/Plex community with getting the Plex pluggin to see the folders created in the plex share. After much frustration and quitting for 2 days and coming back to the problem, I discovered a solution that works for me. It's all about...
  4. TheeMasterWazouski

    FreeNAS Plex plugin not allowing me to add folders.

    In the Plex Media Server (PMS) (after setting everything up and add the mounting points) I go to create a new Library (in the Plex GUI). I start to set up a Library called Movies and it ask's for the folder that the media is in (which should be the folder you added the mount point for right?)...
  5. S

    Why I can’t see any videos or media from my Plex server

    FreeNAS Version#: FreeNAS 11.2 Player Version#: Plex server 1.16.5.1554 Why I can’t choose those folders (my media) spec: Intel i7 6700k 16 Gh ddr4 2400ghz msi z170 gaming carbon 8 tb of storage.
  6. M

    New Install on FreeNAS - Can’t find Plex Media Server

    FreeNAS version: 11.2-U6 TLDR: Installed FreeNAS on an old computer so that I can make it my media server. Created storage, jail, and windows share. Was able to connect from my Windows machine and mount the storage. However when I go to the Plex-IP:34200/web I get a spinning wheel that says it...
  7. Z

    Plex not able to stream video or download meta data

    Hi this is my first time using FreeNAS and jails. For some reason, I am not able to download any meta data on movies or tv shows and I am not able to stream any movies or tv shows from plex. I have tried reinstalling Plex and restarting the server... Any ideas as to what is wrong? I've taken...
  8. 0

    Plex Setup Help (Newbie here)

    Hello, I am newer to using FreeNAS and am trying to setup a plex server on my FreeNAS machine using a dynamic IP address (until I can get it up and running). I am receiving the following error. Below is a link to the recording of me attempting to set this up correctly. Any help is greatly...
  9. Mark Holtz

    Plex: Not able to pull posters/embedded MP3 art

    I'll state up front, some of this is my fault. I moved halfway across the country, and had to reset my FreeNAS server to some new IP space. I have a working Plex distro in the legacy 11.1, and unintentionally deleted it. So, I have to reset Plex under a new jail instance, and have been...
  10. G

    Probleme data plex server (Résolu)

    Bonjour à tous, Je suis passé hier soir sur la dernière version de Freenas (FreeNAS-11.2-U4.1). J'ai voulu installer Plex dans une prison de la nouvelle version, or Plex n'arrive pas à récupérer les Datas des films alors que sa marchait dans la version précédente. Il voit les films et leurs...
  11. 0

    Plex setup error (New Guy Help!)

    Hello, I am newer to using FreeNAS and am trying to setup a plex server on my FreeNAS machine using a static IP address. I am receiving the following error and attached is a picture of the basic jail settings I am using, the rest are the default settings. Im not sure if im using the incorrect...
  12. Z

    Error installing Transmission Plugin

    I had recently updated FreeNAS from 11.1 to 11.2 and upon doing so I deleted the old jails and plugins set up during 11.1. I had a Plex/Transmission combo on 11.1 and if I'm being honest is basically the only thing I use my FreeNAS server for. I saved all my movies and directed the new Plex...
  13. M

    Plex won't play videos

    Hi. I'm new to FreeNAS and trying to learn. I've installed Plex and got everything to work when i put the movies in my movie folder to show up but Plex won't play the files for some reason. There is no error or anything it's just loading forever and never starts playing. I'm running wide open...
  14. tgn55

    Moving Plex config from Warden jail to iocage

    Hi, I have moved my sonarr, radarr etc systems from Warden to iocage successfully, setting up the config data for each app as described in @Pentaflake posts... but I cannot find my Plex data! (Plexpass actually.. if that matters...) I really want to copy existing (Warden) Plex database/config...
  15. B

    Authentication Error

    I'm a complete noob in FreeNAS and I need help in using the SHELL itself. I'm trying to update manually update my PLEX Jail. However, I'm running into an issue when i try to do a fetch -o. I get an authentication error. I would like to know what it means, and if you do is there any way around...
  16. D

    FreeNAS 11.2 12-5 Builddate PLEX not working

    Hello everyone. This is driving me nuts. I'm a quasi-noob, so bear with me. PLEX has been fine for me working with the new IOCage jail. I have them mounted on an SSD mirror and been speedy. With that I went from RC1 to the new one that came out 12-05-2018 and after that PLEX just started acting...
  17. Marc Locchi

    IOCAGE can see shared folders and files, but PLEX shows empty libraries

    I just installed 11.2 from 9.x and Iam having trouble with Plex seeing my media files. I followed the instructions here to set up Windows shares: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxggaE935PM. This all works OK and I can access from windows the shares, write to them. After installing plex, I...
  18. J

    Plex plugin not started?

    Greetings everyone! I am very new to using FreeNAS, but I was able to setup a Plex server for home media use. The problem I'm having is that Plex has disappeared from the left menu and the plugin is set to OFF. When I try to set the plugin to ON, it doesn't start and it says "Some error...
  19. T

    FreeNAS 11.2 - Plex cannot find Media to add to Library

    Hello, I recently set up a FreeNAS box to serve as my Plex server. I followed the guide on this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaiBWJ2r2Hg This was originally set up under FreeNAS 11. I moved to 11.2 to see if it was a possible bug with that version that had been fixed. I've...
  20. T

    Plex plug in stops starting when storage is added

    I'm on FN 11.1 U5. I can install the plex plug in. It starts fine and I can go into it as normal. When I attempt to add storage for the PMS. The plug in does not start at all anymore. Once I delete the storage for the jail then the PMS plug in starts as normal. As a secondary issue that I have...
  21. Steven Wormuth

    Firewall Port Forward To Plex

    Happy Memorial Day, This is sort of a dual FreeNAS/pfSense question... I've done all the setup in pfSense to port forward my Plex port to the IP address assigned to Plex in FreeNAS, but it doesn't work. The question is, could it be that the port needs to be forwarded to the IP of FreeNAS...
  22. S

    Plex Server on Freenas not working after IP Change

    Hy Guys, this questions and its answer is somewhere out there and has been asked 1000 times i guess, but i cannot find the solution. I have a freenas box running (FreeNAS-11.1-U2) and Plex Media server (1.12.2.4929) installed on it via the plugins. Everything worked like charm BUT after...
  23. James1432

    Plex metadata not fully populating

    Hi there Just upgraded my system from AMD to Intel, Freenas 9.10 to 11.1. Loaded up the pool and all setup. Started a fresh Jail system and imported my files over to /var/db/plexdata/Plex Media Server/Media/ Libraries are populated and all available outside my network... Kool! The only...
  24. I

    Advice with VM or Data sets for TimeMachine + Windows Backup + Plex Server on FreeNAS?

    Hi gang! I would so appreciate some advice/recommendations on how to setup my drive pools to work with TimeMachine Backups + Windows Backup + Plex Server + File storage. *Annnd if it's not to crazy have some GPU's mining coin. *note that the mining is more of a "in a perfect world" wish and...
  25. V

    FreeNAS11 with Plex and NIC Problem

    Hello I have a question about Plex and Jail. I go to the Jail plexmediaserver_1 and to edit to add a Fix IP, i will have also to select a NIC but there is nothing to select. If i press save it close but it stay in the Basic Mode, again to Press Save just nothing happen. If then i reopen the...
  26. L

    PLEX cannot find a server

    Dear FreeNAS community, I am exploring the capabilities of the FreeNAS 11 and FreeNAS in general. In particular, I have installed the PLEX plugin, following this guide (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaiBWJ2r2Hg), the only difference is that the jail and the multimedia datasets are inside the...
  27. TrevorX

    Plex Recommendations

    I'm currently running the latest stable version of FreeNAS 11 (11.0-U4 (54848d13b)) and upgrading from 9.10 went fine - I've had no issues, which has been great. But I've noticed my Plex plugin is running a bit behind the current version, so I was thinking of reinstalling it from the command...
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