Configure PlexConnect

PlexConnect allows you to connect your AppleTV with PlexMediaServer.

Download PlexConnect
git clone

Configure PlexConnect
cd PlexConnect/

  • ‘ip_pms’          :(‘’,)  -> ip of plex media server
  • ‘ip_dnsmaster’    :(‘’,) -> your LAN dns server
  • ‘ip_plexconnect’  :(‘’,) -> ip of plex connect server
  • plex connect server will run in port 80 and 443

Create certificates

openssl req -new -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -out ~/assets/certificates/trailers.pem -keyout ~/assets/certificates/trailers.key -x509 -days 7300 -subj "/C=US/"

openssl x509 -in ~/assets/certificates/trailers.pem -outform der -out ~/Desktop/trailers.cer 
cat ~/Desktop/trailers.key >> ~/assets/certificates/trailers.pem

Run PlexConnect
sudo ./

Config AppleTV
Create a profile using iPhone Connector on your MacBook

Connect your AppleTV to your MacBook using microUSB cable, then add the profile

Connect AppleTV to your TV, then go to Trailers, you will see your PlexMediaServer contents.


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