Let's Build an Automated Media Server! Part 3/3 - Setting up Plex, Tautulli and Ombi

Let's Build an Automated Media Server! Part 3/3 - Setting up Plex, Tautulli and Ombi

Oh shit we've finally got to Part 3! ... For those who are wondering 'WTF?', jump over to Part 1 to explain more around what is going on. Otherwise I can assume you've already gone through the previous two parts and ready for the final leg of this setup! Plex Media ServerNow we're getting to the good stuff, Plex! Like all the other pieces to this setup we'll be installing Plex in Docker. Here is the configuration to edit and run: docker create --name=Plex -e PUID=1000 -e PGID=1000 -e TZ=Europe/London -e VERSION=docker -v /path/

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Let's Build an Automated Media Server! Part 2/3 - Transmission, Sonarr, Radarr and the Crew

Let's Build an Automated Media Server! Part 2/3 - Transmission, Sonarr, Radarr and the Crew

So Part 2. Exciting stuff. Here we'll be installing and setting up the 'Downloading' side of things. If you've jump on here wondering 'What the fuck is this?', check out Part 1 here. Transmission (with OpenVPN and WebGUI)The first container we're going to setup is Transmission. You've got two options here ... A Transmission container with our without a VPN behind it. In my opinion, you should already have a VPN provider so we'll start with! Not going to take any credit, the source for this install is here if you come across any issues, worth checking it out.

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Let's Build an Automated Media Server! Part 1/3 - An Overview then OS and Docker Setup

Let's Build an Automated Media Server! Part 1/3 - An Overview then OS and Docker Setup

*** Please note that I am aware of the missing images on this guide ... They will be added soon! *** Hello there! In this three part guide I'll be showing you, how to setup your own automated media box (server)! I've had to make three parts mainly due to how long the post was and also it would of been a bitch to load/render (plenty of screenshots, plenty of Mb's). Trust me I'm saving your bandwidth/data this way. So what does an Automated Media Server do? This server in particular will be able to automatically search and download any requested

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NGINX - Custom Error Pages. A Decent Title Not Found

NGINX - Custom Error Pages. A Decent Title Not Found

Well hello again. Another post you say? Another pointless post you may be thinking. Let's see... Currently this site and others under swakes.co.uk and swakes.uk are being managed and rendered to you via NGINX. As standard, NGINX comes with some pretty boring and basic error pages to handle 403, 404, 503 etc error codes. However we can change that and at the same time do some clever scheming to add some security, if not obscurity, to your pages. The plan? To present a 404 error page for any error response page generated. The reason? If anyone attempts

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SWAKES.uk to .co.uk You Say? ... NGINX SSL Reverse Proxy Server Guide

SWAKES.uk to .co.uk You Say? ... NGINX SSL Reverse Proxy Server Guide

I'm not expecting anyone to notice, apart from my colleague at work who I've been badgering for help, but I've moved my blog to blog.swakes.co.uk. Two main reasons. One was that my SSL certificate had expired, took two days to notice, and the other was 'restructuring'. If you had a goose at my old certificate it contain around 50 SAN entries. Everything ranging from store, blog, camera, media to fishtank.swakes.uk. In pure haste and excitement, I created every possible SAN I would possibly use not understanding and probably giving security a thought. Now this lovely

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CnCNet - C&C Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge/Tiberian Sun LAN Parties, Now WAN Parties

CnCNet - C&C Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge/Tiberian Sun LAN Parties, Now WAN Parties

Greetings you, thanks for stopping by. This title will probably make no sense (especially WAN Parties) to most, but if you're a old school PC gamer like your boy SWAKES here, then you would of probably heard of Command & Conquer Red Alert 2 (Yuri's Revenge is the expansion pack). section,h1 { padding: 0 1em; } .gif { display: grid; grid-template-columns: repeat(2,300px); /* 3 columns */ grid-template-rows: repeat(2,200px); /* 3 rows */ grid-gap: 10px 5px; /* 50 pixels of space added between rows and 30 pixels added between columns */ } .gif-item{ padding:5px; } img { margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; display: block; } An absolute classic from

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Home Assistant (Hass.io) - Home Automation, The Beginning

Home Assistant (Hass.io) - Home Automation, The Beginning

Damm, a pretty dramatic intro there. However if you're a keen reader, my first post in question, I mentioned that I'm very much into the whole 'Home Automation' thing. In particular a system called Home Assistant. I stumbled across this around a year back whilst looking for something to manage custom built sensors ranging from temperature and humidity, ... At the time I was on track to use a similar solution called MySensors. So what is Home Assistant?I'm not going to go through the hassle of writing a guide as its relevantly easy to setup. All you need is a

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