Plex is buffering

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What is the problem you are having with rclone?

When I am watching something on my Plex sometimes it stops and loads(buffering, I guess)

Run the command 'rclone version' and share the full output of the command.

rclone v1.66.0

  • os/version: debian 10.13 (64 bit)
  • os/kernel: 5.10.0-0.deb10.24-amd64 (x86_64)
  • os/type: linux
  • os/arch: amd64
  • go/version: go1.22.1
  • go/linking: static
  • go/tags: none

Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)


Please run 'rclone config redacted' and share the full output. If you get command not found, please make sure to update rclone.

type = dropbox
token = XXX

type = crypt
remote = dropbox:/VideoServer/Twitch
password = XXX

hi, no way to know without more information.

need to post the debug log
--- post the top thirty lines
--- at the exact time the issue occurs, post the contents.

If you copy a file from Dropbox onto the same server where Plex is hosted, how fast does it go, and does it hold that speed for the entire transfer? Is that speed higher than the average bitrate of the video file?