Tag Archives: jail

Manually importing a FreeNAS Jail

I just had this same issue today and came across your post. The reason mine crashed was because the plugin i was importing was huge (about 10GB in size). –What i ended up having to do was manually create a dataset. Im using plex as an example. zfs create zpool/iocage/jails/Plex or use the GUI –Then… Read More »

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 »

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 »