This can be used to initiate scans, refresh metadata, generate video preview thumbnails (media index files), or more. The general method to use this is: Plex Media Scanner (c) 2010-2014 Plex Development Team. As time goes on, you'll add and remove media to the libraries or make other changes that mean the library is no longer up-to-date.You can Refresh or Update libraries to bring them up-to-date.Extracting a tarball over top of your live copy of Media Wiki can also leave behind files from the old version of Media Wiki which may interfere with the upgraded code.
Within the distribution tarball, or within the files checked out/exported from Git, there are a number of files with capitalized filenames, one of which contains the RELEASE-NOTES (wiki).Now's the time to open it up and find out what's been changed in this release.For performance reasons, some actions in the database are delayed, and are managed by the job queue. In Windows, you perform these from the Command Prompt. : You can drag-drop the "Plex Media Scanner.exe" file into your command prompt window to have the full path and filename automatically inserted. Items to which actions apply: -c, --section A library section ID. --art Offset Percent offset into video for fanart image generated during media analysis./path/to/Plex\ Media\ Scanner --tree --section 29 * A Bug's Life  * /Users/exampleuser/Movies/Media/Movies/A Bug's Life (1998)* Cars  * /Users/exampleuser/Movies/Media/Movies/Cars (2006)* Enchanted  * /Users/exampleuser/Movies/Media/Movies/Enchanted (2007)...You should Update a library if you have: Refreshing a library or individual item causes the metadata for the item to be refreshed, even if it already has metadata.You can think of refreshing as "update metadata for the requested item even if it already has some". --analyze-deeply Fully read and perform deep media analysis. Recreate the thumbnail and fanart images that get generated for media: In OS X, you perform these from the Terminal. You need to create the alias at the beginning of every Terminal session to use it.The selected software update requires a system reboot in order to take effect. The system will automatically reboot at the end of the update process. At any time during this process, you can cancel the update with [Control-C]. Document Information Using This Documentation Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Hardware Maintenance Chapter 3 System Maintenance System Introduction System Disks Support Bundles Managing Support Bundles Using the BUI Generating and Uploading a Support Bundle Using the BUISupport Bundle Options Managing Support Bundles Using the CLI Initial Setup Factory Reset Updates System Updates Software Update Notification Scheduling Software Notification Using the BUIScheduling Software Notification Using the CLIChecking for Updates Using the BUIChecking for Updates Using the CLISystem Update Overview Preconditions Update Health Checks BUICLITroubleshooting Update Health Check Failures Actions to Take to Resolve Health Check Alerts Resolution Steps Steps for Resolving Health Check Alerts Deferred Updates Reboot After an Update Hardware Firmware Updates Rollback Fail-safe Rollback Cluster Upgrade Performing the Cluster Upgrade Cluster States During Upgrade Updating via the BUIUnpacking and Verifying Media Beginning the Upgrade Rolling Back Removing Update Media Applying Deferred Updates Passthrough x Passthrough-x Deferred Update User Quotas User Quotas Deferred Update COMSTARCOMSTAR Deferred Update Triple Parity RAIDTriple-Parity RAID Deferred Update Dedup Data Deduplication Deferred Update Replication Replication Deferred Update Received Properties Received Properties Deferred Update Slim ZILIntroduction Snapshot Deletion Snapshot Deletion Deferred Update Recursive Snapshots Recursive Snapshots Deferred Update Multi Replace Multi Replace Deferred Update RAIDZ Mirror RAIDZ/Mirror Deferred Update Optional Child Dir Introduction Multiple Initiator Groups per LUNIntroduction Support for Large Block Sizes Support for Large Block Sizes Sequential Resilvering Sequential Resilvering Configuration Backup Configuration Backup Backup Contents Restore Impact Security Considerations Managing Configuration Backups Using the BUICreate a Configuration Backup Restore from a Saved Configuration Delete a Saved Configuration Export a Saved Configuration Import a Saved Configuration Managing Configuration Backups Using the CLIListing Configurations Create a Configuration Backup Restore from a Saved Configuration Delete a Saved Configuration Export a Saved Configuration Import a Saved Configuration Problems Problems Active Problems Display Repairing problems Related features Logs Logs Alerts Faults System Audit Phone Home BUI Viewing Logs Exporting Logs CLI Listing Logs Viewing a Log Viewing All Log Entries Viewing Groups of Log Entries Viewing Entry Details Exporting Logs Maintenance Workflows Using Workflows Workflow Execution Context Workflow Parameters Constrained Parameters Optional Parameters Workflow Error Handling Workflow Input Validation Workflow Execution Auditing Workflow Execution Reporting Versioning Appliance Versioning Workflow Versioning Workflows as Alert Actions Alert Action Execution Context Auditing Alert Actions Using Scheduled Workflows Using the CLICoding the Schedule Example: Device Type Selection BUICLIDownloading Workflows Viewing Workflows Executing Workflows " property to be a valid URL for the download. Deferred updates: The following incompatible updates are available.This may be either local to your network or over the internet. Applying these updates will enable new software features as described below, but will prevent older versions of the software from accessing the underlying resources.You should refresh a iibrary or individual item if: Tip!