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This module installs and manages Plex Media Server


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Version information

  • 2.3.0 (latest)
released Dec 4th 2021
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x, 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x
  • Puppet >= 5.5.0 < 8.0.0
  • RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'jaysphoto-plexmediaserver', '2.3.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add jaysphoto-plexmediaserver
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install jaysphoto-plexmediaserver --version 2.3.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



jaysphoto/plexmediaserver — version 2.3.0 Dec 4th 2021

Plex Media Server Module

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This will setup and install Plex Media server.


Installalation includes:

  • Plex Media Server


  • *nix operating system

Plex Media Server Parameters

See Plex documentation for variable definitions.

  • plex_install_latest Default: false
  • plex_user Default: plex
  • plex_media_server_home Default: /usr/lib/plexmediaserver
  • plex_media_server_application_support_dir Default: `getent passwd $plex_user|awk -F : '{print $6}'`/Library/Application Support
  • plex_media_server_max_plugin_procs Default: 6
  • plex_media_server_max_stack_size Default: 10000
  • plex_media_server_max_lock_mem Default: 3000
  • plex_media_server_max_open_files Default: 4096
  • plex_media_server_tmpdir Default: /tmp

Example Usage

Install plexmediaserver:

include plexmediaserver

Install latest plexmedia server with custom parameters:

class { 'plexmediaserver':
  plex_install_latest                       => true,
  plex_user                                 => 'foo',
  plex_media_server_home                    => '/usr/share/lib/plexmediaserver',
  plex_media_server_application_support_dir => "`getent passwd $PLEX_USER|awk -F : '{print $6}'`/My Documents/Application Support",
  plex_media_server_max_plugin_procs        => '7',
  plex_media_server_max_stack_size          => '20000',
  plex_media_server_max_lock_mem            => '4000',
  plex_media_server_max_open_files          => '1024',
  plex_media_server_tmpdir                  => '/var/tmp',