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Lorem
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Plex/NAS File Storage – What's the best setup?

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Hi guys,

I've got a Raspberry Pi 4 setup with a HDD that I'd like to use as a PLEX Media server as well as a NAS file storage for my home.
I plan on using Nextcloud for the NAS and of course Plex for Plex.

Is there a better solution for running a PLEX Server / NAS on a single Pi or is the above adequete?

Cheers!
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Joulinar
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Re: Plex/NAS File Storage – What's the best setup?

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Hi,

many thanks for your message. No that's fine and a common setup. Once you have connected your HDD, you can move DietPi user data on it. This will ensure your Nextcloud data will be stored in the HDD.
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
Lorem
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Re: Plex/NAS File Storage – What's the best setup?

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Thanks @Joulinar (again!)
One last question (hopefully!) – is it worth setting SSL if I'm only accessing the NextCloud locally?
I presume SSL is only needed if I'm accessing the NC from outside my local network?

Thanks!
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Re: Plex/NAS File Storage – What's the best setup?

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OpenMediaVault might be a better option

It will take some configuration to get Dietpi to get all the functionality for a setup like that you are wanting (a PLEX Server / NAS)...however it is absolutely doablem but as Joulinar reported that should work fine as well
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Re: Plex/NAS File Storage – What's the best setup?

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@Lorem
there is no need to have SSL activated as long as you don't have the need to connect from internet or some family mates who are going to hack you ;)
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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Re: Plex/NAS File Storage – What's the best setup?

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:lol:
Thanks again! All up and running!
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