I had wanted to enable hardware transcoding in Plex for a while, but was under the (incorrect) impression that the CPU in the Docker host didn't support Intel Quick Sync.
Requirements for using hardware transcoding in Plex:
Update: As of May 2023, this is still an issue, so I'm still running Plex server version 1.24.5.
I went to watch a movie using Plex, and an error popped up:
File is unplayable. Color space is not supported …
Running Plex in a Docker container is easy to set up, easy to run, and super easy to update.
I have a custom domain, and get free certificates from Let's Encrypt.
Since I already have a setup to automatically obtain/renew certificates from Let's Encrypt, I also wanted to get a certificate for my Plex install, so I can …
When running Plex in a Docker container, you can't actually upgrade/update the Docker image, but rather, you simply redeploy the container with a newer image.
My plex.yaml file:
restart: unless-stopped …
My Plex server (recently switched to a Docker container) refused to play trailers for any of the movies stored on it.
While trying to play a trailer on Plex, this appeared: …