Plex Media Server update is now available

Plex is one of the most popular solutions for streaming media on a NAS. The team behind the platform has released a new update for the server package, bumping it up to version This guide will run you through what’s new and how to install the update on your NAS.

What’s new in Plex Media Server

There are some notable improvements in this release of Plex Media Server. Here are all the documented changes.


  • (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)
  • (Plugins) Secure connection requests would fail to load on Windows machines (#14279)
  • (TerraMaster) Improve hardware transcoding compatibility on TOS 5 platform

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 Plex and upload it to your NAS for installation.

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