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Extras: Emby

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  1. Introduction
  2. URL
  3. Initial Setup
    1. Domain
    2. Install
  4. Setup Wizard
  5. Settings
    1. Users
    2. Transcoding
    3. Libraries
  6. API Key

1. Introduction

Emby is a media server designed to organize, play, and stream audio and video to a variety of devices

2. URL

  • To access Emby, visit https://emby.yourdomain.com

3. Initial Setup

i. Domain

  • See Adding a Subdomain on how to add the subdomain emby to your DNS provider.

  • Note: You can skip this step if you are using Cloudflare with Cloudbox.

ii. Install

  • Run the following commands:

    cd ~/cloudbox/
    sudo ansible-playbook cloudbox.yml --tags emby  

4. Setup Wizard

  1. Visit https://emby.yourdomain.com.

  2. Select your preferred display language. Click Next.

  3. Type the following and click Next:

    • Your first name: your name

    • Emby connect username or email address: your Emby Connect username (important)

  4. Confirm the message by clicking Got It.

  5. Confirm the link in your email.

  6. Skip the adding of the libraries. Click Next.

  7. Select your Preferred Metadata Language and Country (English and United States are recommended) and click Next.

  8. Check Allow remote connections to this Emby Server. Uncheck Enable automatic port mapping. Click Next.

  9. Check to accept the terms. Click Next.

  10. Click Finish.

  11. You will now be taken to the Dashboard view.

5. Settings

i. Users

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Go to Users.

  3. Click the Password tab at the top.

  4. Type in your password in New password and New password confirm. Click Save.

  5. Click Save again.

ii. Transcoding

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Go to Transcoding.

  3. Under Enable hardware acceleration when available, select Advanced.

  4. Under Preferred Hardware Encoders, go down to H.264 (AVC), and select VAAPI H.264 (for Intel CPUs with Intel Quick Sync Video enabled).

  5. Under Transcoding temporary path, type in or choose /transcode.

  6. Click Save.

iii. Libraries

In this section, we will add two libraries: one for Movies and one for TV Shows.

Add Movie Library

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Go to Library.

  3. Click Add Media Library.

  4. Under Content type, select Movies.

  5. Click + next to Folders.

  6. Type in or choose /data/Movies. Click OK.

    Note: These paths are for the standard library setup. If you have customized it, use those paths instead.

  7. Click OK once more.

Add TV Shows Library

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Go to Library.

  3. Click Add Media Library.

  4. Under Content type, select TV shows.

  5. Click + next to Folders.

  6. Type in or choose /data/TV. Click OK.

    Note: These paths are for the standard library setup. If you have customized it, use those paths instead.

  7. Click OK once more.

6. API Key

Instructions below will guide you through creating an API Key for a specific app.

  1. Click the Settings icon.

  2. Under Expert, click Advanced.

  3. Click the Security tab at the top.

  4. Under Api Keys click +.

  5. Fill in an App name (e.g. Ombi) and click OK.

  6. And now have created an Api Key for your app.

Home

Basics

  1. Introduction
  2. Cloudbox Install Types
  3. Cloudbox Paths
  4. Accessing Cloudbox Apps

Prerequisites

  1. Overview
  2. Presumptions
  3. Server
  4. Domain Name
  5. Cloudflare
  6. Cloud Storage
  7. Plex / Emby - Account
  8. Usenet vs. BitTorrent

Install Cloudbox

Cloudbox
  1. Overview
  2. Dependencies
  3. Ansible Vault
  4. Settings
  5. Preinstall
  6. SSH
  7. Rclone
  8. Cloudbox
  9. Application Setup
    1. NZBGet
    2. ruTorrent
    3. NZBHydra2
    4. Jackett
    5. Plex Media Server
    6. Plex Autoscan
    7. Sonarr
    8. Radarr
    9. Lidarr
    10. PlexPy (Tautulli)
    11. Ombi
    12. Portainer
    13. Organizr

Install Mediabox / Feederbox

Feederbox (do this first)
  1. Overview
  2. Dependencies
  3. Ansible Vault
  4. Settings
  5. Preinstall
  6. SSH
  7. Rclone
  8. Feederbox
  9. Application Setup
    1. NZBGet
    2. ruTorrent
    3. NZBHydra2
    4. Jackett
    5. Sonarr
    6. Radarr
    7. Lidarr
    8. Portainer
    9. Organizr

Mediabox
  1. Overview
  2. Dependencies
  3. Ansible Vault
  4. Settings
  5. Preinstall
  6. SSH
  7. Rclone
  8. Mediabox
  9. Application Setup
    1. Feeder Mount
    2. Plex Media Server
    3. Plex Autoscan
    4. PlexPy (Tautulli)
    5. Ombi

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