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Use Internal Partitioned Hard Drive or External SSD as NAS for Plex Server on Mac?

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Is there any way to use an external SSD hard drive or a partitioned internal SSD hard drive to serve as a NAS/Media Server for Plex?  I didn't know Plex required an NAS or Media Server until going through their setup within their installation.
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I don't see anywhere on the Plex documentation where it says you need a NAS. I think you may be misreading the installation instructions.
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Any disk with a speed over 5400 rpm should do. So I don't see any problem with a SSD, anyway you connect it.
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Activation link was not clicked resulting in loss of functionality with Plex setup.
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