Installing Plex on FreeNAS 9.3

If you are not familiar with Plex then you should take a look at their website.

Plex organizes your video, music, and photo collections and streams them to all of your screens.

What this explanation leaves out is that Plex will handle all of the details for you fairly seamlessly. Whatever format your collection is in, Plex will automatically ensure that it is compatible with whatever device you are using to view the collection. First I will explain how to install it on FreeNAS and then I will talk more about the software itself.

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FreeNAS Xeon D Build Journal

While my existing FreeNAS server works well and has not had a single problem, there are some things I wish I had done differently. Thus I present to you version two of my FreeNAS server.

* Do not use this case. Get the SuperChassis 743TQ-865B-SQ instead.

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My FreeNAS Build

UPDATE: I have replaced this server with a newer build.

I have had quite a few people ask me about my FreeNAS build, so here it is in all of it’s glory.

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