I have a CentOS 6.5 machine at home with bukkit 1.7.2-R0.3 on When the server boots I get this. When I connect from my Windows 7 Minecraft 1.7.5 I get Failed to connect to the server. java.net.ConnectException: Connection timed out: no further information

Server log

Loading libraries, please wait...
[12:07:12 INFO]: Starting minecraft server version 1.7.2
[12:07:12 INFO]: Loading properties
[12:07:12 INFO]: Default game type: SURVIVAL
[12:07:12 INFO]: Generating keypair
[12:07:12 INFO]: Starting Minecraft server on *:25570
[12:07:12 INFO]: This server is running CraftBukkit version git-Bukkit-1.7.2-R0.3-b3020jnks (MC: 1.7.2) (Implementing API version 1.7.2-R0.3)
[12:07:12 INFO]: [Lockette] Loading Lockette v1.7.10
[12:07:12 INFO]: [WorldEdit] Loading WorldEdit v5.5.1
[12:07:12 INFO]: [AutoSaveWorld] Loading AutoSaveWorld v4.4
[12:07:12 INFO]: [NoSwear] Loading NoSwear v5.4
[12:07:12 INFO]: [WarpSigns] Loading WarpSigns v2.0
[12:07:12 INFO]: [Essentials] Loading Essentials v2.10.1
[12:07:12 INFO]: [EssentialsChat] Loading EssentialsChat v2.10.1
[12:07:12 INFO]: [EssentialsProtect] Loading EssentialsProtect v2.10.1
[12:07:12 INFO]: MLog clients using java 1.4+ standard logging.
[12:07:12 INFO]: [EssentialsSpawn] Loading EssentialsSpawn v2.10.1
[12:07:12 INFO]: Preparing level "duckcraft3"
[12:07:13 INFO]: Preparing start region for level 0 (Seed: -2163741875980949662)
[12:07:13 INFO]: Preparing start region for level 1 (Seed: -2163741875980949662)
[12:07:13 INFO]: Preparing start region for level 2 (Seed: -2163741875980949662)
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Enabling Lockette v1.7.10
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Version 1.7.10 is being enabled!  Yay!  (Core version 1.3.7)
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Detected craftbukkit build [3020] ok.
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Custom lockable block list: [116, 84, 57, 145]
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Ignoring linked plugins: [mcMMO]
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Loading strings file for English by Acru
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Using ops file for admin permissions.
[12:07:13 INFO]: [Lockette] Ready to protect your containers.
[12:07:13 INFO]: [WorldEdit] Enabling WorldEdit v5.5.1
[12:07:14 INFO]: WEPIF: Using the Bukkit Permissions API.
[12:07:14 INFO]: [AutoSaveWorld] Enabling AutoSaveWorld v4.4
[12:07:14 INFO]: [AutoSaveWorld] Version 4.4 is enabled: 9a6b3334-8cef-407d-aad3-ed94ed94aef9
[12:07:14 INFO]: [NoSwear] Enabling NoSwear v5.4
[12:07:14 INFO]: [AutoSaveWorld] AutoSaveThread Started: Interval is 600 seconds, Warn Times are 0
[12:07:14 INFO]: [AutoSaveWorld] AutoBackupThread Started: Interval is 28800 seconds, Warn Times are 0
[12:07:14 INFO]: [AutoSaveWorld] AutoPurgeThread Started: Interval is 86400 seconds, Warn Times are 0
[12:07:14 INFO]: [NoSwear] Enabled! Config Loaded! Kicking!
[12:07:14 INFO]: [WarpSigns] Enabling WarpSigns v2.0
[12:07:14 INFO]: WarpSigns version 2.0 is enabled!
[12:07:14 INFO]: [Essentials] Enabling Essentials v2.10.1
[12:07:14 INFO]: Essentials: Using config file enhanced permissions.
[12:07:14 INFO]: Permissions listed in as player-commands will be given to all users.
[12:07:14 INFO]: [EssentialsChat] Enabling EssentialsChat v2.10.1
[12:07:14 INFO]: [EssentialsProtect] Enabling EssentialsProtect v2.10.1
[12:07:17 INFO]: ----- Bukkit Auto Updater -----
[12:07:17 INFO]: It appears that you're running a Beta Build, when you've specified in bukkit.yml that you prefer to run Recommended Builds.
[12:07:17 INFO]: If you would like to be kept informed about new Beta Build releases, it is recommended that you change 'preferred-channel' in your bukkit.yml to 'beta'.
[12:07:17 INFO]: With that set, you will be told whenever a new version is available for download, so that you can always keep up to date and secure with the latest fixes.
[12:07:17 INFO]: If you would like to disable this warning, simply set 'suggest-channels' to false in bukkit.yml.
[12:07:17 INFO]: ----- ------------------- -----
[12:07:19 INFO]: Initializing c3p0- [built 21-May-2007 15:04:56; debug? true; trace: 10]
[12:07:19 INFO]: [EssentialsSpawn] Enabling EssentialsSpawn v2.10.1
[12:07:19 INFO]: Server permissions file permissions.yml is empty, ignoring it
[12:07:19 INFO]: Done (6.745s)! For help, type "help" or "?"
  • Uh. Why are you trying to connect to a 1.7.2 server with a 1.7.5 client? Those two numbers have to match.
    – aman207
    Commented Mar 1, 2014 at 17:55
  • 2
    @aman207 not true, works fine with 1.7.5 client. Commented Mar 1, 2014 at 20:33
  • I would recommand running the MC server on port 25565 instead of your current one, 25570. That way players don't need to add a port to your server address when they connect.
    – Frithjof
    Commented Mar 2, 2014 at 18:08
  • @Frithjof I already have another MC server on that port. :) Commented Mar 3, 2014 at 7:55

1 Answer 1


If you haven't checked already, make sure you have an exception for port 25570 in your iptables for internal connections. Not sure if this is something that could affect it, but it's worth looking into.

  • That was exactly it, I had forgotten to add the rule. Thanks! Commented Mar 1, 2014 at 20:28

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