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Complete Script to Deploy Plex on AWS using CloudFormation
{
"Description": "A running environment for Plex Media Server",
"Parameters": {
"PlexInstanceType": {
"Type": "String",
"Default": "t2.micro",
"AllowedValues": [ "t2.micro", "t2.small", "t2.medium", "t2.large", "m4.large" ]
},
"PlexInstanceImageId": {
"Type": "String",
"Default": "ami-d7b9a2b1",
"Description": "The base image that the instance will created from"
},
"AccountVPCId": {
"Type": "String",
"Description": "Choose the VPC that is linked to your chosen subnet. Either your own, or the AWS auto-generated default VPC."
},
"AccountSubnet": {
"Type": "String",
"Description": "Use one of the public subnets allocated to your account (make sure it's in the same availability zone)."
},
"AvailabilityZone": {
"Type": "String",
"Description": "Where you want the instance and volume to be",
"AllowedValues": [ "eu-west-1a", "eu-west-1b", "eu-west-1c" ]
}
},
"Resources": {
"PlexServerInstance": {
"Type": "AWS::EC2::Instance",
"DependsOn": [ "PlexServerFirewallRules", "PlexServerStorageVolume" ],
"Properties": {
"ImageId": { "Ref": "PlexInstanceImageId" },
"InstanceType": { "Ref": "PlexInstanceType" },
"KeyName": "PlexServer",
"AvailabilityZone": {
"Ref": "AvailabilityZone"
},
"NetworkInterfaces": [
{
"AssociatePublicIpAddress": true,
"DeviceIndex": 0,
"SubnetId": { "Ref": "AccountSubnet" },
"GroupSet": [
{
"Ref": "PlexServerFirewallRules"
}
]
}
],
"Volumes": [
{
"Device": "/dev/sdk",
"VolumeId": {
"Ref": "PlexServerStorageVolume"
}
}
],
"UserData": {
"Fn::Base64": {
"Fn::Join": [
"\n",
[
"#!/bin/bash -v",
"fstype=`file -s /dev/xvdk`",
"if [ \"$fstype\" == \"/dev/xvdk: data\" ]",
"then",
" mkfs -t ext4 /dev/sdk",
"fi",
"mkdir -p /data/plex",
"mkdir -p /data/media",
"chmod 750 /data/plex",
"chmod 750 /data/media",
"mount /dev/sdk /data/media",
"mkdir -p /data/media/movies",
"mkdir -p /data/media/tv",
"chmod -R 750 /data/media",
"chown -R ec2-user:ec2-user /data/media",
"chown -R ec2-user:ec2-user /data/plex",
"echo \"/dev/sdk /data/media ext4 defaults,nofail 0 2\" >> /etc/fstab",
"yum update -y",
"yum install -y docker",
"service docker start",
"sudo usermod -a -G docker ec2-user",
"docker create --name=plex --net=host -e VERSION=latest -e PUID=$(id -u ec2-user) -e PGID=$(id -g ec2-user) -v /data/plex:/config -v /data/media/tv:/data/tvshows -v /data/media/movies:/data/movies --restart=always linuxserver/plex",
"docker start plex"
]
]
}
}
}
},
"PlexServerStorageVolume": {
"Type": "AWS::EC2::Volume",
"Properties": {
"Size": "20",
"VolumeType": "gp2",
"AvailabilityZone": {
"Ref": "AvailabilityZone"
}
}
},
"PlexServerFirewallRules": {
"Type": "AWS::EC2::SecurityGroup",
"Properties": {
"GroupName": "PlexServerFirewallRules",
"GroupDescription": "Restrict inbound access only to the Plex and SSH ports",
"VpcId": {
"Ref": "AccountVPCId"
},
"SecurityGroupEgress": [
{
"CidrIp": "0.0.0.0/0",
"IpProtocol": "-1"
}
],
"SecurityGroupIngress": [
{
"CidrIp": "0.0.0.0/0",
"IpProtocol": "tcp",
"FromPort": "22",
"ToPort": "22"
},
{
"CidrIp": "0.0.0.0/0",
"IpProtocol": "tcp",
"FromPort": "32400",
"ToPort": "32400"
}
]
}
}
},
"Outputs": {
"PlexMediaServerPublicIpAddress": {
"Value": {
"Fn::GetAtt": [ "PlexServerInstance", "PublicIp" ]
}
}
}
}
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