Networking covers topics that involve connectivity between 2 devices - typically 2 computers or consoles (LAN). It also covers connectivity between a device and the internet at large.

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What are the required outbound IPs and ports an a spigot server?

Note: I am not absolutely sure that the question is on topic, even though this Meta discussion suggests it is. The question is specifically about a game server, not general server administration. I ...
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Starting Steam in Offline Mode doesn't work [duplicate]

I'm currently at a university with a firewall that blocks certain connections, and Steam appears to be in that list. When Steam starts, it gives a connection error, along with the option to start in ...
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Can I play games from my network on my PSP GO?

Can I, in any way, play games on my PSP GO that are located on a network drive? I hate the small 16GB limit of the internal storage and the continous need to switch game files between my PSP GO and ...
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Whitelist P2P connections for GTA Online

According to this Reddit thread, GTA Online uses a P2P (Peer-to-Peer) network instead of actual servers on their end. This is obviously very cheap and allows for hacking, which is fairly common ...
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Creating a Spigot 1.7.10 R0.2 Server

OK, so I have two computers. The first of the two is the server, a linux machine meant to be running the Minecraft server. The second of which is the Windows 10 client, trying to connect. I'm using a ...
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Minecraft servers time out while internet generally works fine?

So for the past week and a half on ANY multiplayer Minecraft server I join, I time out after 20-30 minutes. My ping is fine, I've pinged the servers from my Command Prompt and there's no packet loss, ...
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Clash of Clans isn't loading [duplicate]

This has been giving me problems for some time now. I got on earlier today and it was perfectly fine, but when I tried now, it isn't loading. I've tried readjusting the wifi options and I have reset ...
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Overwatch PNG, RTT and IND: How they affect gameplay experience

On PC, when CTRL-SHIFT-R is pressed, PNG, RTT and IND appear. I suppose PNG stands for ping. What do RTT and IND mean, and how do they translate to gameplay experiences? Are the numbers related like ...
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PS4 drastic connection speed drop recently

Before I start, YES, I know that there are 101 pages of similar problems and similar error, but no clear steps are given, nor explanations. So: We have had our PS4 for 6 months, and in that time i ...
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Minecraft LAN 1.9.2 not showing up. (Using direct connect does not work, disabling firewall does not work.)

My girlfriend and I are trying to play Minecraft together on the same wireless connection. It should be very simple; open a single player game, pause then open it up to LAN. Then the other person ...
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Minecraft Server: Bad packet id 84

I just got a new VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 (256MB RAM, 512MB SWAP and 2GB hard disk space). Here's what I did: su cd ~ sudo apt-get install default-jre wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/...
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Far Cry: Primal communicating with servers when starting up?

Why does Far Cry: Primal communicate with Ubisoft servers when you start the game. The only thing that it claims to be doing is getting game configuration information, which the game should be able ...
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What is the most reliable way to connect two PlayStation 4 consoles over LAN?

I am going to be playing some local multiplayer with a buddy. The game is Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, and it supports local multiplayer. What is the most reliable way to set up a LAN session between ...
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Quake 3 Arena LAN between OS X and Windows

We're trying to have a LAN party, I'm on a El Capitan (10.11.3) Mac and my fellows are on PCs with Windows. Now, when they host, there's nothing I see and I'm not able to connect with \connect ip-...
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How can I minimise ping time when streaming to Twitch via OBS?

The last time I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would jump from ~34 to 60-180. I have since upgraded both my service, router, and modem to newest models, and constructed a new computer. ...
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Playing Mineplex from one IP address with two different accounts

We are trying to play on Mineplex from one public IP addres under 2 different Minecraft accounts from two different PCs behing home router. Still after many tries, sugestions form this question, ...
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PS4 not connecting to a bridged modem

I'm trying to bridge (IP Pass Through) my PS4 to give it direct access to the internet and by pass the router which would increase my NAT type. My modem+router is Huawei E5172, it's wireless and uses ...
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Configure a local server for LAN play without access to the router?

My classmates and I from university want to create a server just for ourselves (Counter Strike for example, but no preference). The thing is because we are at university we don't have access to the ...
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Is it possible to achieve open NAT (Type 1) on my PS4?

I have the Huawei B5142 device from my carrier. This device is the source of internet connection to my home's router. My PS4 is wirelessly connected directly to the Huawei device, bypassing my router. ...
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Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Android app stopped connecting to PC version running on Windows 10

After a recent beta update via Steam, the pip boy app (on Android) stopped working. It is able to detect my PC, and initially says 'success', then immediately says connection error. It used to work ...
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Would powerline networking be suitable for Steam link?

Some weeks ago I was interested in purchasing a steam-link module, I was curious how they planed to transfer the pre-calculated data to my living room without notable performance loss (delay). After ...
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How to play minecraft with friends without using LAN (Hamachi is too slow) [duplicate]

So I have some friends who want to play minecraft with me. The thing is we don't want to play on servers, as others may interrupt. So is there a way for me to play minecraft with my friends without ...
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How can I fix my 'Strict NAT' with airport express in 'Double NAT mode'?

I just recently moved. At my new apartment complex, while on Xbox Live, I'm unable to join friends to play games with them. I get this error: Your setting STRICT NAT is the least compatible I ...
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Sometimes enemy bleeds but no damage is done

When I play multi-player source game sometimes I have situation that I can see blood from hit but my opponent still has 100%HP. It is especially visible in CS:GO and DayOfDefeat. Why this happens?
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SRCDS not receiving connections on the public web

My Garry's Mod Source DS can connect over LAN, but not externally. Ports 27015-27016 are opened and directed towards the machine running it. I can telnet into it and canyouseeme can see it running, ...
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Unable to connect to friend's LAN server [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to my friend's LAN server, on the Technic launcher mod pack, "Vivacity". When he puts it up, I can't even see it in my server menu. This has also been an issue when trying to ...
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Sometimes can't connect to server

I have a server hosted locally on my PC and both I and my wife can usually connect to it just fine, but sometimes, after we close the game and leave the server on, later neither of us can join it ...
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How can I connect to the same server in Agar.io? [duplicate]

Choose any server Right click - Inspect element (or press f12) Click console From console copy the websocket ip -> 'ws://x.x.x.x/x' write connect("ws://x.x.x.x/x") example: connect('ws://123.122.199....
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Control Games running on Windows over network (and use ESC key)

I have one (Windows 8.1) PC set up for gaming only, and I can control that for the most part using VNC from Linux. The problem is however that controling the mouse in games (Tested using Dragon Age: ...
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What's the difference between lag and jitter?

I've noticed nowadays that games (and people) only use the term 'lag'. Except, while playing BZFlag, I've noticed there's two notifications for latency (the proper term 'lag'); "Your jitter is too ...
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“Failed to Bind Port” Minecraft Server

I started a local Minecraft server on my Windows XP computer, but didn't shut it down correctly once finished by using the stop command. Now when it starts up, it says "Failed to bind port 25565. ...
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Odd internet problem with PS4

So I'm having an issue that when my PS4 is up and running, I am unable to access the internet on any of the computers on my home network. This problem just started occuring when I was experimenting ...
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I can't connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but none of the usual culprits seem to be the problem

I'm trying to connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but I'm not able to do so. We've double-checked the usual culprits brought up in most Minecraft server tutorials, but we're still not having any ...
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Don't Starve Together LAN MP

So, I am playing Don't Starve Together in offline mode, and I would like to play with my friends at our LAN parties. The problem is that the server I host won't show up. What I tried: Hamachi Show ...
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Network problem EA games

Last weekend I bought Red Alert 3 on steam with the intention to play it with a friend. I know the official servers are down, but it should be possible to play it via hamachi or other lan software. ...
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Xbox 360 ports are blocked

I have a Xbox 360, and live in a sports center. The owner of the house have blocked the ports that I need to use, when I want to play online with my Xbox. Is there some way that I can play online? It ...
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What ports does Clash of Clans use?

The wifi at my office blocks Clash of Clans. They're usually pretty open to unblocking applications but I need to know what ports CoC uses.
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Minecraft LAN Part Tournment

Recently i was helping out at i52 and saw the minecraft hunger games tournament on LAN, I was wondering if you had an idea how they did the following things: Setup the PC Networking through local ...
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Using Wii U on wireless network with username and password

I just moved into college, and the wireless network on campus requires a username and password. When I tried connecting my Wii U to the network, there was no field for username. Am I unable to connect ...
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What are the ports used by Magicka Wizards War?

I'm playing behind a proxy and would like to know which ports to open in order to be able to play Magicka Wizards War (and not Magicka).
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Internet functions appears disabled when game starts in the Atelier Plus games

On both Atelier Totori Plus and Atelier Mururu Plus, when the games boot, there's a system message stating that Internet/Network features were disabled. The games itself does not have any online ...
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Is to possible to play Roadrash multiplayer (mano-a-mano)?

I tired to play this good old game with my friends which are located in different places via network gaming ("Mano A Mano mode") But I couldn't connect it by using TCP / IP and IPX options also. I ...
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I can't connect to my friends servers and my friend can't connect to my servers?

It has happened to some games (CS:GO, Garry's Mod, Age of Empires 3, maybe some others that I haven't tried). My friend just can't connect to my hosted games and I can't connect to his, but with other ...
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Issues with LAN Minecraft [duplicate]

So, I've been trying to set up a game over LAN with my brother. We're both running our own accounts, both on the same network, using Update 1.6.4. However, I'm running on Linux Mint while he's running ...
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How can I recover a disconnected Warcraft 3 multiplayer game?

When playing Warcraft 3 multiplayer maps, there exists the option to save the game. The caution is given that only the original players are able to rejoin the map. I have discovered that a map saved ...
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What can cause internet Lag Spikes while streaming League of Legends?

Recently, I got kind of a lot lag spikes while using some internet programs at the same time. Now since I'd consider my connection speed as pretty good (10mbit up/100mbit down) and the problems are ...
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Does Minecraft need to unpack its launcher on every launch?

I'm running Minecraft in a lab environment, with everyone's AppData on a network share. Minecraft (1.7.4, and launcher 1.3.9, currently, on XP) runs fine, but one part of the launching process seems ...
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Web browser can access webpages but games can't access servers that are not in my LAN [closed]

The title tells everything: I can access websites using the browser, connect to servers within my LAN network, but I can't connect to servers that are not connected to my router. I use: ...
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Slow PS4 internet speed on wired and wireless networks?

I have a 50Mbps connection from my ISP. My laptops, Xbox360, mobile phones, etc. get around 30-40Mbps download speed. However, the PS4 only gets a mere 2-4Mbps. I thought that there is a mistake where ...
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Unable to join game using WiFi connection?

My brothers and I have three devices running Android; a Motorola XT980, an Alcatel Touch and a tablet, connected via WiFi. We all run Minecraft PE v0.8.0 and have no problems joining games with any ...