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Plex Media Server Remote Access - Port Forwarding

Sun May 12, 2019 12:46 am

Hey guys,

I am new to the forum. I recently installed a Mikrotik router in my home. Everything seems to be working great except the Remote Access feature on my Plex Media Server won't work any longer. I have literally spent hours trying to troubleshoot the issue. Apparently it is a Port Forwarding problem. However, when I try and add the NAT rule, it still doesn't work. I have turned off and on the UPnP and nothing happened, tried making the computer IP address static, and also changed the settings on the Windows 10 firewall. None of these things worked. When I toggle the Remote Access on in the PMS settings, it stays green for 5-10 seconds and then says the connection was lost. I've literally spent 20 or more hours trying to figure this out.

Any help would be appreciated
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Re: Plex Media Server Remote Access - Port Forwarding

Sat May 18, 2019 5:21 am

Use to test your ports.
Plex is drunk most of the time.Their devs even more so.
If you search on their forums you will find plenty of other users with this problem.
If you did the port forward and shows 32400 open, there is nothing you can do to fix what PlexWeb shows/reports.
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Re: Plex Media Server Remote Access - Port Forwarding

Sat May 18, 2019 5:34 pm

Please post your config and then we can sort out (or isolate the router from being the problem) the issue.

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