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Allow sharing the list of movies/media, but deny viewing/playing... possible?

RafterXRafterX Members, Plex Pass Posts: 7 Plex Pass

Hi community
As topic asks, would that be possible? I know it might sound rather odd, why would I do that.. Well, I have a big collection, but I have only remux'ed a few of them for direct play. I dont want the other movies to be played, as media server cant handle more than 1 or 2 transcoding jobs at the same time. I think you get it now :D Possible? :)

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  • Peter_WPeter_W Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Posts: 2,197 Plex Ninja
    Accepted Answer

    Not possible.

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  • Peter_WPeter_W Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Posts: 2,197 Plex Ninja
    edited March 14

    Create two Movie libraries and only share the one which contains your remuxed files or set custom tags and share that way.

    Server running VMware/NAPP-IT/OmniOS/ZFS
    Lian Li PC-Z70 - Corsair AX760 - Intel E3-1245V3 w Noctua NH-U14S CPU cooler - Supermicro X10SAE - 32GB Kingston ECC RAM - Intel 530 SSD 80GB - LSI MegaRAID 9240-8i (flashed to IT mode) - 8 3TB WD RED in Raid-Z2

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  • RafterXRafterX Members, Plex Pass Posts: 7 Plex Pass

    Thank you Peter.
    But I want the friends to see the content there. Just not allowed to play it. :-)

  • Peter_WPeter_W Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Posts: 2,197 Plex Ninja
    Accepted Answer

    Not possible.

    Server running VMware/NAPP-IT/OmniOS/ZFS
    Lian Li PC-Z70 - Corsair AX760 - Intel E3-1245V3 w Noctua NH-U14S CPU cooler - Supermicro X10SAE - 32GB Kingston ECC RAM - Intel 530 SSD 80GB - LSI MegaRAID 9240-8i (flashed to IT mode) - 8 3TB WD RED in Raid-Z2

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  • RafterXRafterX Members, Plex Pass Posts: 7 Plex Pass

    Okay. Thanks :-)

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