Freenas Plex

ixsystems changed how plugins worked for FreeNAS 11.3, a plugin installed on FreeNAS 11.2 will no longer update correctly. This is a guide on how to install Plex (and possibly other) plugins on FreeNAS 11.3

  1. Go to the Plugins page and select either Plex Media Server or Plex Media Server Beta (The only difference is the Beta version is for people who subscribe to Plex Pass).
  2. Hit Install
  3. Under Jail Name, create a name for you Plex Installation – I used PlexServer for this post. You can either assign an address via DHCP or set a static IP address. I choose to leave it on DHCP as I have had issues when setting a static IP address.
  1. Hit Save
  2. FreeNAS will then start the package installation which can take 5 to 10 minutes
  3. Once Plex is installed, go to Storage, and then Pools in FreeNAS
  4. If you do not already have a pool, create a separate pool for your media, I creatively called mine Media.
  5. Click on the three vertical dots to the right of the of the screen underneath the gear icon.

Installing deployfreenas.py deployfreenas.py is a Python script, based heavily on the work of @gary1, that uses the FreeNAS API to upload the new certificate into the FreeNAS middleware and set it as the active certificate for the web GUI. Jan 29, 2018 Installing deployfreenas.py deployfreenas.py is a Python script, based heavily on the work of @gary1, that uses the FreeNAS API to upload the new certificate into the FreeNAS middleware and set it as the active certificate for the web GUI.

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  1. Scroll down and check the Apply Permissions Recursively box
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Freenas Plex Manually

Jan 03, 2019 Moreover, if you forward your local IP address of the FreeNAS to the public IP (to access remotely) of yours then you can use it as a kind of personal cloud server where you can install and access different kind of software like plex media server, WordPress and more. FreeNAS Pi-Hole Install Installing Pi-Hole (PiHole) as a Virutal Machine on your FreeNAS server is an excellent way to free up your Raspberry Pi, consolidate all your services on a single server and to save a few buck on your electricity bill.

Freenas Plex Install

For more information on why this needs to be done, have a look at this FreeNAS blog post – Plex Permissions in FreeNAS 11.3