My Minecraft Server is running perfectly and I can connect.
But, if others try, it says "Can't connect: connection refused: connect".
I have a Mac, with 8GB RAM and am using Rcon. I connect using localhost.
I can't even connect with telnet!
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Two possible things:
Have you port forwarded. You must do that if you are going to connect with an external ip. This is configuring your router's firewall to let connections to that port through. A great tutorial here.But remember: (A)You need to configure port
25565 and (B) Your external ip address will change so tell everybody and you may have to update config.
externalip. That is if you go to here google will tell you your
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If you're able to connect via localhost, but others are not able to connect to your machine, I'd recommend checking two things: