Plex Media Server is a digital media player and organizational tool that allows you to access the music, pictures, and videos stored on one computer with any other computer or compatible mobile device. Let us show you how to set it up and use it

Step 1

Log in to the SeedboxCP

Step 2

Click on the Claim Plex link and sign in or create your Plex Account

If you don't have one, click here to create one

After you log in, you'll see the screen like this one

Press Copy to Clipboard

Step 3

Go back to SeedboxCP, paste the code and hit Claim

Your Plex Media Server is now claimed and ready to use

Step 4

See if you can check if it claimed successfully

Step 5

NOTE: As a rule of thumb, before proceeding any further, it is highly recommended to update your Plex Media Server instance once you have it installed and claimed.

That can be done easily by opening OCI Installed list, and hitting Refresh button.

and if you see arrow up icon next to your Plex Media Server, click on it.

This will bring your Plex Media Server instance up to date with the newest version supported by the Ubuntu developers (which might not be latest one available from

Once you've received confirmation that the process is complete, reboot your seedbox so that updates can be implemented.

Final Step

The final step would be to add your libraries, which you can do by following the on your server's page

  • On the sidebar, click on MORE

  • Then, click on add library

  • Select what type of content you will have in this specific library and hit Next

  • Now you literally have to name the absolute path of your content's directory e.g. /home/user/Downloads or /home/user/Movies and so on

    Note that you can add more than one path to a Plex library

  • FInally you can tweak some advanced settings if you will and then hit


Have fun streaming!

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