Plex Keeps Losing Remote Access

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Troubleshooting Plex buffering issues - Final thoughts for when Plex keeps pausing. If Plex keeps pausing it can hinder your media streaming experience. Thankfully there are a number of steps you can take to prevent this from happening. Start from the bottom ensuring that your solution is suitable for a Plex Media Server. This new premium offering from Plex enables you to keep an unlimited number of movies, television shows, and movies stored on a remote Amazon server that is always on and ready to serve up your. Plex losing remote access every 15 minutes. As I sit here and watch the Remote Access screen I see it keep changing from Accessible to Not Available and back again on it's own with no changes from me. UPDATE: Remote users reporting no outages, even when my server is saying No Remote Access.

Plex wants you to have all your digital movies available on your Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nvidia Shield whenever you need it without having to maintain expensive storage drives and finicky routers.

The company revealed today that it is partnering with Amazon to power the new Plex Cloud service that is live now as an invite-only beta. This new premium offering from Plex enables you to keep an unlimited number of movies, television shows, and movies stored on a remote Amazon server that is always on and ready to serve up your content to your gaming consoles and other devices. Plex is already one of the top services for organizing your personal media, and now it wants to remove the step that causes the most headaches: running your own local server. This means that even total novices can start their own version of Netflix or Hulu with the content they own without having to buy a 4TB hard drive and without having to keep a PC or Shield running 24/7.

Up until this point, Plex was primarily for power users who own a lot of media. The company made an effort to ensure its product is friendly, but it’s not really for the typical consumer. It’s something I’ve done, and I love it. But it’s not an option I’ve ever suggested to other people because it’s way more difficult than logging into Netflix. Plex Cloud could solve that simply by removing the hardware requirement.

Plex Cloud does require both a Plex Pass membership and an Amazon Drive account. The premium Plex Pass goes for $5 per month, $40 per year, or $150 for a lifetime membership. Unlimited Amazon Drive storage is $60 per year. Double slit diffraction. While that cost could build up over time, it does come with some obvious benefits over running your own hardware.


Storage is not cheap. A large reliable hard drive can easily cost you more than $150. And that space is finite and is susceptible to failure. Amazon Cloud is unlimited in most countries, and it is also much less likely to lose your movies and pictures to corrupted data. If you are regularly expanding your media library or your vault of home videos and personal pictures, going with Plex Cloud could save you money and it could save you from losing important files.


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I’m having a recurring issue with PMS. It repeatedly and randomly loses remote access. There’s no pattern that I’ve noticed. Sometimes I can disable then re-enable and remote access will work. Sometimes I have to close out PMS altogether and restart for it to work. Either way, it might last an hour, it might last a few days. More often I have to turn remote access back on several times a day.

I’m running Windows 10 Home, 64 bit. I have a Linksys dual band router. I have followed the guide and done all the steps as required. I have it ported to 32400 as suggested and it’s on a static I.P. address. Remote access works, it’s just not stable. For what it’s worth, I made sure the PC running the server doesn’t sleep, hibernate or anything like that. It’s on 24/7.

Plex Keeps Losing Remote Access Problems

I have included my logs. I will be happy to answer any questions.

Plex Remote Server