Is Plex Down?
Current Plex Status: up

Status History

We've been monitoring Plex since January 7, 2021. Here's the history of service outages we've observed from the Plex status page:

Recent Plex Outages and Issues

Follow the recent outages and downtime for Plex in the table below.

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Start Time Type Length Message Details
July 18, 2021 15:59 UTC WARN about 8 hours Issues with plex.direct DNS resolution Investigating - We are experiencing a high error rate on our plex.direct DNS servers. We are curr...
July 13, 2021 17:29 UTC DOWN about 1 hour Podcast search issue Investigating - We are currently investigating an issue on one of backend that is affecting podca...
July 13, 2021 13:34 UTC DOWN 10 minutes Partial System Outage
July 13, 2021 13:30 UTC DOWN 4 minutes Partial System Outage
July 13, 2021 04:49 UTC WARN about 4 hours High error rate on Metadata service Update - We are continuing to investigate this issue. Jul 13, 04:46 UTC
2021-07-23 17:19:54 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes Information, in, here, go, about, the, downtime, question, and will be, here, more, outage, sign, in, in, so, to, you, once, about, Details, of, see, will, downtime, each, information, and, sign, details, and displayed
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Supported Features

We support the following features in our integration with the Plex status page:

  • Down Notifications

    If Plex is having system outages or experiencing other critical issues, red down notifications appear on the status page. In most cases, it means that core functions are not working properly, or there is some other serious customer-impacting event underway.

  • Warn Notifications

    Warn notifications are used when Plex is undergoing a non-critical issue like minor service issues, performance degradation, non-core bugs, capacity issues, or problems affecting a small number of users.

  • Differentiates Maintenance Notices

    Plex posts separate notifications for planned maintenance work. StatusGator will notify subscribers when Plex enters a pre-planned maintenance window, keeping you up to date.

  • Proactive Maintenance Monitoring

    If Plex publishes praoctive maintenance events on their status page, StatusGator will collect information about these events. Proactive maintenance events can be viewed within StatusGator and optional reminders of maintenance events can be configured to notification channels.

  • Status Overview

    When Plex posts issues on their status page, we collect the main headline message and include that brief information or overview in notifications to StatusGator subscribers.

  • Status Details

    When Plex has outages or other service-impacting events on their status page, we pull down the detailed informational updates and include them in notifications. These messages often include the current details about how the problem is being mitigated, or when the next update will occur.

  • Component Status Filtering

    Because Plex has several components, each with their individual statuses, StatusGator can differentiate the status of each component in our notifications to you. This means, you can filter your status page notifications based on the services, regions, or components you utilize. This is a very useful feature for complex services with many components or services spread out across many regions.

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FAQ

Is Plex down today?

According to its status page Plex is currently up. You can check the most recent events in the 'Recent Outages and Issues' section above.

How can I get notified when Plex is not working or having outages?

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How can I find out if Plex is having issues?

There are two main options: You can check the Plex status page or you can subscribe to StatusGator for free alerts and notifications when their status page changes.

Plex status page says the service is up, but I'm having issues. What's wrong?

There may be several reasons for that:

  • An outage that hasn't been communicated yet via the Plex status page.
  • Some local issues with a small group of accounts on the service side.
  • Technical issues on your side, or problems with your software or ISP.
  • A misconfiguration on your side.

We recommend contacting Plex customer support while checking everything on your side. You can also try Tweeting at them via @plex on Twitter. Or visit their official status page or website:

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