Raspberry Pi NAS and Plex Media Server

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Image Zip file containing a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B  compatible image with latest Open Media Vault network attached storage (NAS) and Plex Media Server and a interactive master menu to easily setup up your network, attached storage, network shares and upgrade Plex Media Server version painlessly without losing your libraries. With the Wi-Fi headless configuration you can also connect your Raspberry Pi on boot up to your Wi-Fi network. Once purchased and downloaded the extracted image is then written to a MicroSD card and inserted into your Raspberry Pi turning your Raspberry Pi into an instant Open Media Vault NAS and Plex Media Server.

Great and inexpensive if you don't want to spend time loading and configuring a NAS and Plex Media Server on a Raspberry Pi yourself. The Pi3 has sufficient processing power and memory to make a great little intermediate NAS and media server. No need to look any further, this image is all you need to get up and running, quickly!

Worried about latest Plex Media Server version release?, not to worry, run the included menu for UNLIMITED upgrades DIRECTLY from Plex.tv, no third party Repositories or software needed!!!!. Yes, that means whatever version you buy here has unlimited upgrades to the newest version and any future upgrades without breaking your libraries!!!!

Easy Windows and MAC friendly setup instructions. Additional features, toolsets and specifications are detailed further below.

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Video: Easy "How to" install of Plex Media Server on a Raspberry Pi 2 / 3 Model B

Product Video: How to upgrade a Plex Media Server version on a Raspberry Pi .


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Download and setup guide for OMV and PMS (Complete manual): (click here to open in a new window)
Additional features and toolsets:

WebTools  is a collection of utilities to help with the management of your Plex Server. This plugin is not limited to the usual channel interface. Instead, it utilizes a built-in webserver to display a responsive web interface which also works on mobile devices, allowing you to manage your Plex Server from any device and install utilities  as well as unsupported "Plex" channels from GitHub like coach potato etc. 

Headless Wi-Fi setup  connects your Raspberry Pi 3 automatically to the preferred Wi-Fi network by simply editing and existing file on the dos partition before inserting it into your Raspberry Pi

OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more.

Plexpy (pronounced Plex Pie) is a monitoring system written in python and designed specifically for Plex which displays nice graphs and statistics about your Plex Media Server which you may require for the following reasons;

  • Monitor who is watching your Plex Library and when
  • To understand what types of devices are being used
  • Track down which players are causing transcoding to occur
  • To know what is most popular in your library
  • To know what media is synced to where and to whom

Interactive menu content:

 A simple master, intuitive and interactive menu program is provided for a painless configuration of network, storage, drives, shares and Plex Media Server version upgrades ( upgrades do not break any existing libraries). The user does not need knowledge of networking or Linux in order to configure all required settings as the master menu does this by asking a few simple questions and then writes the configuration changes to achieve the desired result. If you are interested in how this was done you merely need to read through the script to understand the changes that are being made.

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Specifications:
 
OpenMediaVault 3.0.63 (Erasmus), Plexmediaserver 1.5.5.3634 (Latest Versions chosen during purchase)
• Product Type- Zip File
• Download File Size - +- 786Mb extracts to 3.7Gb and then resizes the file system to fully utilize your MicroSD card.
• Plexpy  Version 1.4.17
• Compatibility- Raspberry Pi 3  Model B
• Memory-SD - 8Gb or greater, recommend writing to class 10 or higher microSDHC UHS-I card (not supplied).

Download and Setup Guide for OMV (Latest Version Chosen during purchase) and PMS  (Latest Version Chosen during purchase).
• Product Type- PDF Document support for MAC OSX and WINDOWS OS setup
• Page count - 40 pages
• Product Type- PDF Document
• Download File Size - (3,6 Mb)

Free bonus tools download links with purchase
• WIN32DiskImager - Disk imaging application. (12Mb)
• FileZilla - FTP Client application. (6,4Mb)
• PuTTY - Telnet and SSH client application. (1,9Mb)
• HDD Low Level Format Tool. (2Mb)
• RPi-sd card builder (MAC OSX). (200Kb)



Open Media Vault Version
3.0.63 3.0.63 (Erasmus)

Core
• Debian Linux (Jessie) OS
• Web based administration
• Easy system updates via Debian package management
• Usermanagement
• Scheduled jobs
• Multilanguage support
• Service announcement via DNS-SD
• Plugin system

Networking
• Link aggregation
• Wake On Lan
• IPv6 support

Monitoring
• Syslog
• Watchdog
• S.M.A.R.T.
• SNMP (v1/2c/3) (read-only)
• Email notifications
• Proactive process and system state monitoring

Services
• SSH
• FTP
• TFTP
• NFS (v3/v4)
• SMB/CIFS
• RSync

Plugins
• With the plugin system it is possible to add additional services, e.g.
• LVM
• LDAP Directory Service
• AFP
• Bittorrent client
• DAAP server
• UPS
• iSCSI Target
• Antivirus
Plex Version
1.5.5.3634 • Any Format - Support for all file types (well, virtually all), including hi-fi music and video formats.
• Available Anywhere - Stream all of your media to all your devices, anytime, anywhere, with the same beautiful experience on all of them. (iOS, Android, and Windows apps require a one-time unlock fee for full playback if you do not have a Plex Pass.)
• Library Organization - Organize all of your media–videos, photos, and music–and make it beautiful with artwork and info like plot summaries, bios, and more.
• Privacy and Security - Enjoy your media while away from home, knowing your connection is securely encrypted.
• Sharing - Effortlessly share libraries among friends to all discover and enjoy even more content together.
• Recommendations and Discovery - Enjoy beautifully organized libraries that help you find and re-discover great gems in your collection.
• No Storage Limit - Store and stream as much as you have on your server or storage device, without sacrificing quality, security, or performance.
• Online Channels - Get online content from various sources, like TED Talks, NPR, Spike, Comedy Central, and Soundcloud, right in Plex.
• Remote Control - Use the Plex app on your phone or tablet to control any Plex player.
• Casting - Cast content from your smartphone, tablet, or computer to your TV for large screen viewing via Chromecast.
• Flinging - Start content on one device and fling it to another app to continue enjoying it.
• Media Optimizer - Create optimized versions of your media for seamless streaming on whichever device you choose.
• Watch Later - Save online videos to watch later or recommend videos to a friend.

Changelog - Version 1.5.5.3634
Fixes
•(Transcoder) Fix an issue with transcodes failing with long Windows user names. (#6709)
Plexpy Version
1.4.17 • Monitoring - Monitor current activity on your Plex Media Server.
• Statistics - View statistics about your most popular media.
• History - Log activity and watch history for all your users.
• Graphs - View your streaming trends with beautiful graphs.
• Notifications - Get notified of activity and events on your server.
• Recently Added - Know when new content is added to your Plex library.
• Sync - Check synced content to all your mobile devices.
• Media Info - Examine media info for all the content in your libraries.
• Customizable - Tweak the vast number settings to your liking.
• Cross Platform - Install on any platform you want that supports Python.

Changelog v1.4.17 (2017-03-04)

New: Configurable month range for the Plays by month graph. (Thanks @Pbaboe)
New: Option to chanage the week to start on Monday for the the Plays by day of week graph. (Thanks @Pbaboe)
Fix: Invalid iOS icon file paths. (Thanks @demonbane)
Fix: Plex Web 3.0 URLs on info pages and notifications.
Fix: Update bitcoin donation link to Coinbase.
Fix: Update init scripts. (Thanks @ampsonic)


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