Get the fastest available PLEX streams via CDN
October 8th, 2018, 20:50

Introduction

Enabling CDN proxy for your PLEX stream will most likely improve the stream quality. In this guide, we will show you how to enable CDN proxy for your Web Browser Streams and other devices (eg. Smart TV, iOS, Android etc.)


Step 1 - Install PLEX

Open your Cloudbox Management page and find & install "PLEX" application within the Available Applications section.

PLEX
install

Plex allows you to aggregate all your personal media and access it anywhere you go. Enjoy your own media on all your devices with the Plex Media Server.


Step 2 - Enable CDN

Enable CDN proxy by clicking the "Enable CDN" button. Now your Web Access url has changed to https://username-plex.cbio.us. Visiting this url will most likely make your connection much faster. After confirming that your PLEX streams via the Web browser client have been improved proceed in the next steps to provide the same performance to your remote devices.

Step 3 - Add CDN to remote devices (optional)

Visit you PLEX Server Web GUI and go to Settings.
Go to Network
Click "Show Advanced" and add your CDN proxied url (eg. https://username-plex.cbio.us) in "Custom server access URLs" field.

Conclusion

You have successfully set up a PLEX CDN Proxy with an ease of a click.