How to Share Part of Your Plex Libraries without Giving Users Complete Access to Your Full Library: Symbolic Links with Plex and Docker Containers

By now you've discovered some of the many shortcomings of Plex. One of which is that you can't share individual videos with your friends or family- you have to give them access to the entire library! It's even worse if you have kids and all of your movie content is stored under a single "Movies" library: "Saving Private Ryan" is going to be right next to "Tangled".


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://engineerworkshop.com/2019/04/10/how-to-share-part-of-your-plex-libraries-without-giving-users-complete-access-to-your-full-library-symbolic-links-with-plex-and-docker-containers/