Plex Media Server update is now available

The Plex team has released a few updates since we’ve taken a short vacation. Not only are we looking at Plex Media Server, but also three other releases, which makes this quite the update. If you’re running an older version of the popular streaming platform, here’s all you need to know.

What’s new in Plex Media Server

Because we’ve missed a few Plex updates (due to a much-needed vacation), we’ll be including not only, but also Plex Media Server,, and and in the changeling below. Latest changes will be denoted by an asterisk.


  • (Logging) Transient and per-startup local admin tokens are now fully redacted in logs by default (#13986)


  • (Credits Detection) Detection could sometimes use the incorrect stream information (#14216)
  • (Downloads) Transcoded downloads counted against per-user streams (#14139)
  • (Windows) Scanning libraries on certain network mounts could fail (#14259)
  • (Transcoder) Subtitle fonts for some languages were missing on Linux and FreeBSD
  • (Windows) Installing a TLS certificate could fail at random
  • (HTTP) A newly-created TLS certificate could fail to be installed*

How to install this Plex Media Server update

Package Manager DSM 7
Plex in Package Manager DSM 7. (Source: NAS Master)

Installing the latest version of Plex Media Server couldn’t be easier. Should you be running the software on the best NAS for Plex, all you need to do is run the update process using the enclosure’s web UI. If you’d want to do it manually, download the update from Plexand upload it to your NAS for installation.

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