Not only have I been a long time Plex user, but I have built a few Plex servers of the years and I wanted to outline my newest setup. It is quite a beast, especially compared to the previous server which was a 2012 Mac Mini which I only used out of simplicity but in the end it was not powerful enough to handle my needs. The form factor was great but when it came to having to transcode anything, it simply failed.
I recently upgraded the Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD drive in my home server to a Samsung 970 Plus NVMe drive for faster read/write speeds but ran into some issues after the reinstall with the NFS mount and Docker. The issue that I was having was that with the added speed of the NVMe drive, …
Recently I was in search of some ways to speed up my SSH connections as I spend a lot of my days within the terminal. I came across this handy little gem which can help you connect faster to a server that you already have a connection to. There is a feature within OpenSSH called connection sharing and its really easy to enable, and requires no edits to the server.