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How do I manually update my plex server to version

tool73@msn.comtool73@msn.com Validating, Plex Pass Posts: 2 Plex Pass

Plex tells me there is a new version for their media server and has me download it, but what do I do with it now? There doesn't seem to be an install program in the package. I'm not seeing an option inside the media center server setting to point to the location of the newly downloaded file. It just tells me to manually install the update, how??

I'm sorry, but I am completely green to how this in all supposed to work. Plex is currently running in a jail on a freenas 11.1. Can someone point me to a step by step walkthrough for someone completely new to this whole thing.

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  • tool73@msn.comtool73@msn.com Validating, Plex Pass Posts: 2 Plex Pass

    bigmack, thank you very much for your help. I was able to follow the steps from the link you provided.

  • cadamwilcadamwil Members, Plex Pass Posts: 14 Plex Pass

    I get a " /usr/pbi/plexmediaserver-amd64/share/plexmediaserver/Plex Media Server: not found" when I try this solution. Any ideas?

  • cadamwilcadamwil Members, Plex Pass Posts: 14 Plex Pass

    I got it working by performing the following steps

    service plexmediaserver_plexpass stop to halt the old running Plex.
    pkg update to download the latest database of available packages.
    pkg upgrade to perform updates of any new packages, including Plex.
    service plexmediaserver_plexpass start to start the new version of Plex.

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