Tag Archives: FreeNAS

Installing software into a FreeNAS jail

Go to Jails On the right side of the page click the triple dots next to the Plex jail and select Shell type “whoami” and make sure the response is root (if not use su – or sudo) type vi /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/FreeBSD.conf and press enter If the file exists, look for a line with “FreeBSD: {… Read More »

Adding disk to a VM on FreeNAS

  create a new zvol storage pools select location add zol specify name and size click save add a new disk to the vm devices add change type to disk set zvol name to zvol create in step one set mode to AHCI set device order click save

How to manually update Plex in a FreeNAS jail

Pre-Update Steps Login to the servers as root Download the update to the server 1) change to the plexmeduaserver directory root@plex:/ # cd/usr/local/share/plexmediaserver 2) stop the plexmediaserver service root@plex:/usr/local/share/plexmediaserver # service plexmediaserver stopStopping plexmediaserver.Cleaning up leftover child processes. 3) Copy the plex update to the current directory 3) Unzip the Plex update (the exact name… Read More »