What is plex server?
What does a Plex server do?
Can I use my PC as a Plex server?
In this article, we will go over how to reclaim a Plex Server that has been inadvertently lost, removed, or deleted:
1. Login to your server
2. Then execute the command below.
sudo su –
3. From here, you must terminate the Plex service. You can accomplish this by issuing the following command.
service plexmediaserver stop
4. Once the service has been terminated, execute the following commands.
cd “/var/lib/plexmediaserver/Library/Application Support/Plex Media Server” ; mv Preferences.xml Preferences.xml.orig
5. Now, execute the following command to start the Plex Service.
service plexmediaserver start
You can now reclaim your Plex Server. Please see this page for more information on claiming your Plex Server.
You should go over all of your other preferences to ensure that everything is as it should be. The majority is in the database, but some may have been in the original Preferences.xml file.
If you previously shared libraries, you will need to do so again.