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Xbox and Other DLNA Clients Cannot Connect to Server

andrewmuddandrewmudd Posts: 3Members
I've got PMS version 0.9.6.3.140-9c9f5ce running on a MacBook. I've been able to connect to PMS with Plex on another machine, but unable to get any DLNA clients to connect.

Mainly, what I care about is getting my Xbox working. I can see the server listed when I look for it on my Xbox, but when I click into it, it tries to connect and then fails. I then tried to connect using VLC on a Windows laptop, and got much the same result: The server is listed, but there is no content listed and when I double-click it, nothing happens.

I've got log files if those are helpful.

Thanks!

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  • TrudgeTrudge Gone off to greener pastures.... Posts: 9,360Members ✭✭✭
    andrewmudd wrote:

    I've got PMS version 0.9.6.3.140-9c9f5ce running on a MacBook. I've been able to connect to PMS with Plex on another machine, but unable to get any DLNA clients to connect.

    Mainly, what I care about is getting my Xbox working. I can see the server listed when I look for it on my Xbox, but when I click into it, it tries to connect and then fails. I then tried to connect using VLC on a Windows laptop, and got much the same result: The server is listed, but there is no content listed and when I double-click it, nothing happens.

    I've got log files if those are helpful.

    Thanks!

    Seems that if nothing can connect it will be something laptop side - have you tried to disable the firewall to see if it helps?

    can you run lsof -i :1900 from a terminal window to check that something else it not using the port Plex DLNA needs?

    you can check out your Plex Media Server.log and Plex DLNA Server.log files (upload them if if they are all gibberish to you) ? http://wiki.plexapp.com/index.php/PlexNine_PMS_TipsTricks

    failing that, there are 2 newer beta versions of the server available, both with bug fixes, try out the .9.6.5 versions -> http://elan.plexapp.com/2012/07/02/plex-media-server-v0-9-6-5/
  • andrewmuddandrewmudd Posts: 3Members
    edited July 2012
    Trudge wrote:

    Seems that if nothing can connect it will be something laptop side - have you tried to disable the firewall to see if it helps?

    can you run lsof -i :1900 from a terminal window to check that something else it not using the port Plex DLNA needs?

    you can check out your Plex Media Server.log and Plex DLNA Server.log files (upload them if if they are all gibberish to you) ? http://wiki.plexapp.com/index.php/PlexNine_PMS_TipsTricks

    failing that, there are 2 newer beta versions of the server available, both with bug fixes, try out the .9.6.5 versions -> http://elan.plexapp.com/2012/07/02/plex-media-server-v0-9-6-5/


    And then I totally forgot that I posted this. Here's the output of lsof:
    Plex\x20D 49441 andrew 17u IPv4 0x06104b80 0t0 UDP *:ssdp

    And the logs are attached. I tried 0.9.6.5 and it behaved the same way. I'm able to connect to the PMS via Plex if I'm on the same machine, but VLC on the same machine is unable to browse the media; it behaves much the same way as the Xbox -- shows the server, doesn't show anything in it, whereas the Xbox shows the server and then says it cannot connect. Don't know if that's helpful.
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