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Problem accessing Shared folder on Synology from Plex on a Mac

dbdplexdbdplex Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

Hello. I have my media files on a Synology NAS and access them from Plex on a Mac (the NAS I have doesn't support Plex). My problem is that every week or so the shared folder on the Synology seems to change name from the perspective of Plex on the Mac - what was 'Video' is now 'Video-1', for example. If I edit the Plex library settings to use 'Video-1' instead of 'Video', everything is fine until a week later, when I have to change it back to 'Video because it can't find 'Video-1' anymore. And each time I change the library settings I have to wait for Plex to scan the folder again. I have the same problem with the other shared folders (for music etc.)

I'd be really grateful for any tips. Thanks!


  • dbdplexdbdplex Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Just for clarity's sake, I am still able to access the shared folders on the NAS via Finder etc. and here they are still named Video and Music. I imagine the problem occurs because at some point there is an attempt to reconnect to the shared folders, and they are assigned a new name.

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