Questions tagged [hosting]

For general questions about hosting dedicated game servers either online or locally that are not specific to a game itself. If your question is about a specific game's dedicated server software, please use the tag for that game's software instead. Use [networking] for general network & connectivity questions.

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CS GO vote map with custom map list

I'm hosting my own casual server in CS GO by basically just inviting a bunch of friends into my lobby and starting a 'practice with bots' game. Not using sourcemod or any other fancy ways to start a ...
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I’m trying to invite my boyfriend to my single player server (he lives an hour away) I’ve tried using hamachi [closed]

My boyfriend copies and pastes my IP address and adds the local port number (LAN) once he tries to join it says: failed to log in : null We also use the tlauncher version of minecraft, so I don’t ...
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CS:GO spectate with number on the radar

I'm casting a CS:GO tournament, and on my first day I had numbers on the radars that indicate the index of the player on the radar, for some reason the indexes has disappeared and i don't know how to ...
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Java Minecraft Structure Block transfer to a paid server my friend has

i have my Structure Block all ready to go and found the file (took awhile ) and now im trying to figure out how to get the file into a hosted sever my friend has
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How to install Terraria TShock Server on Ubuntu Server?

Recently I decided to install Terraria server on Ubuntu Linux, but didn't find any completed instructions, so I decided to make my own, to help pure Terraria fans like me. This arcticle is relevant on ...
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How do you configure Iptables for MineOS on FreeNAS?

I am trying to open up a second port, and I tried following the MineOS Wiki but I don’t know where I enter all of the command lines it gives me. I tried entering them in a shell under the MineOS jail ...
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How to effectively keep a laptop cool while running a server?

I just hosted a home Minecraft server on a spare laptop, and I'd like the server to be up 24/7. (I join and play from a different computer). I had my friend join the server, then I went for lunch, ...
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Why can't my friend join the Minecraft server? [duplicate]

So I created a network using Hamachi, my friend joined, copied my IP from Hamachi, pasted it in direct connect, and I told him the port. He didn't write anything wrong, every number was correct. Even ...
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CS:GO server is ignoring settings in server.cfg

I have just installed CS:GO server on a Linux VPS. I have set up steam account and everything in the ~/csgo/csgo/server.cfg. The server clearly reads the file correctly, since it shows correct server ...
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Minecraft Invalid session on my own server [duplicate]

i created a minecraft-hosting.pro paid server for forge 1.15.2 and am unable to login to it in multiplayer. it shows that my server is online and I am running forge 1.15.2 on launcher. however i keep ...
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Error message when friends try to join my minecraft server

I made a minecraft server yesterday and my friends had no issue joining. My internet was out this morning and now they get an error saying io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$annotatdsocketexception: ...
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Self-hosted Minecraft server is accessible for some players, but not others?

I've got a Windows 10 PC hardwired into my router with a reserved local IP and port forwarding for port 25565 to that IP as well as UDP ports 25565 and 19132 - 19133. I've set up dynamic DNS since I ...
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Setting up a CS: Source server to be accessible from the internet

I am trying to set up a Counter-Strike: Source server so that I can play online with my friends. The server is simply a Windows 10 Desktop PC. I followed the instructions using steam.cmd, as per here ...
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How can I get a modded minecraft server running smoothly on a personal computer? [closed]

I'm looking to run a modded minecraft server (1.12.2) for myself and a friend to play on. There are quite a few mods we're looking to use, and I'd like to know what I can do to make the server run ...
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How can a Minecraft server be restarted daily and gracefully on an Ubuntu server?

I've got a (modded) Minecraft server running in a tmux session on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. What might be a good way to get it to shut down gracefully and then relaunch daily at, say, 05:00 in the ...
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Trying to make my csgo dedicated server public

Currently, I am able to join by using my own IPv4 default gateway however I have given this and the public IP to my friend and he is unable to join. I am running the server off my own pc with a ...
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Starting a Minecraft Server using Portmap.io

I am trying out Portmap.io (as Hamachi is not free anymore). Everything looked fine so far and once I entered the IP, it immediately shows my server, but upon trying to connect, after about 5 seconds ...
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trying to copy a single player minecraft world onto a server

First off, i'm using a mac laptop. That might be the issue right there but I don't have another computer to use. Im trying to copy the world using the "minehut" tutorials but they haven't been working....
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Issue connecting to Bedrock Server 1.14.xx.x

I tried a few options recommended in other post such as using the CMD (as admin) to exempt MC from uwp loopback using this command: CheckNetIsolation.exe LoopbackExempt –a –p=S-1-15-2-1958404141-...
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Unable to connect to dedicated GMOD server

I have this GMOD server running on my pc and even with extensive research, I cannot seem to connect to it. I have tried connecting with my public IP and port 27015 but it says it isn't responding. The ...
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How to transfer world saved on linux desktop to minecraft server on linux computer using linux commands

So i have been trying to transfer a minecraft world save from my linux desktop to my linux minecraft server but have no idea how to move from desktop directory to linux server directory. I am also ...
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CSGO Successful connection between client and server, but client kicked out to main menu

I'm trying to setup a dedicated server for CSGO. I've successfully navigated getting the proper login token and I've got ports 27015 TCP/UDP NAT'd to the local address of the server. When I try to ...
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RCON refuses to connect to Vultr Server - Team Fortress 2 server

I made a server for TF2 on a Vultr instance, running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. Everything went well, except that when I try running the RCON commands, it hits me with this error: Unable to connect to ...
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Counter Strike Condition Zero Mac Dedicated Server with Steam

I just purchased counter strike condition zero from steam, and now I want to host a public server over which my friends can connect from different places over the internet. For that I tried ...
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Cannot connect to Steam LAN server

I first documented my issues here: https://steamcommunity.com/app/346110/discussions/0/1741103267317324804/ I have five total computers in my house: My desktop My wife's desktop My gaming laptop My ...
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How to make our own public dedicated server in Don't Starve Together which will run 24/7?

I always seen in Don't Starve Together (Online version) there is one or two world that have a dedicated server. In dont starve together game, you have to make your own "world" in-game or i would say a ...
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Minecraft Server connection timeout issues from outside

I've set up a minecraft server (Vanilla 1.13.2). The server runs fine for local play within my LAN for a long time now but a particular outside connection just won't work. Please feel free to migrate ...
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Users can connect to Minecraft server but time out during terrain download

I am trying to run a private Minecraft server for a bunch of friends and am using the dedicated server .jar file and running it through a .bat file with the following arguments: java -Xmx3072M -...
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Choose random map on server startup GMOD

I run a dedicated TTT server for friends, and I have the server set to restart every day to get addon updates. Is there a way to make it start on random map?
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Is there a way to redirect requests from a web server with static address to a game server with dynamic address? [closed]

My server doesn't have a static ip so every time I boot the server, I have to tell my friends which is the ip. Now I have a web server I'm renting out for websites and testing, with port 80 opened (...
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Error! App '255850' state is is 0x2 after update job

This issue has been solved. I was having an issue with my local CDN after a major internet outage that spanned over two weeks. I am trying to create a new Rust server for my friend and I to play on, ...
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For minecraft, what application type is minecraft when making a PC sever? [closed]

So I'm making, or at least trying to, a minecraft PC server. Now I'm not going to play with per say, at least not yet. So I'm asking is when port forwarding on my At&t u-verse router, what ...
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Join terraria server using ip address on mobile version

I'm running a terraria server and would like to be able to join the world I am running via the mobile version of the game (running on Android). Is it possible to join via the mobile version using the ...
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I cannot connect to my own Team Fortress 2 server? Why?

Recently, I have been encountering an unusual problem with a testing TF2 server that I'm running on my local system. Namely, my client is completely unable to connect to the server. It does not appear ...
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How can I show my Counter-Strike server in the “find servers” list?

I bought Counter-Strike (the original) from Steam, downloaded the game and opened it. After doing so, I clicked on "Find Servers" and saw some listed servers there. I want to list my server here. I ...
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How do I set up an OpenArena server?

How do I set up a non-dedicated server for me and some friends to 1 versus 1 and such. Also how do they join? I have tried setting up a server using the Multiplayer - Create method, but I was unable ...
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Minecraft Server not working

I have recently bought the newest Minecraft. That would be Minecraft Windows 10 Edition. Like it and have been attempting to setup a Server. These are the steps I took in an stab to get this up and ...
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How do I host a local lobby for a custom map (Arcade mode) in Dota 2, where Valve has enabled dedicated servers?

I keep getting disconnected from some custom maps in Dota 2 where Valve has dedicated servers enabled. One of the map creators said try doing a local server but I have no clue how I can do this in a ...
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Why can't I connect to a Minecraft lan? [duplicate]

Coming home for Christmas break, my little brother wants to play some minecraft with me, and I finally obliged. My laptop is wireless on the network, and his old family computer is wired, with no ...
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Can ping but can't join my friend's server

My friend has a laptop that he runs a server on for just me and him to play on. This server always worked, whether it be modded or vanilla, there were no problems at all. One day it just stopped ...
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Why does my gmod server only run locally?

I am running Debian on my vServer. I have installed the Garrys Mod server using Steam CMD. I try to run it via ./srcds_run -console -game garrysmod +maxplayers +host_workshop_collection 252617757 -...
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Can two servers run on the same machine?

I am working on hosting a Minecraft server on one of my home machines. I would like to have two completely separate servers for certain reasons. I have successfully created one vanilla server using ...
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Unable to connect locally to GMOD SRCDS, Others can connect though

I made a dedicated server for gmod, (You can actually join it to test, its "FinnWorld") Others can connect to it, its forwarded, np with the firewall, the ip is correct, WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG ...
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Difference between 60-tick servers and 120-tick servers?

I am curious as to the differences between the two. This is about online gaming support in general and not a particular game. Can any one enlighten me as to the pros and cons of the two types in ...
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Is there a way to setup a minecraft server that me and my friend can play on together? [duplicate]

My problem is that I want me and my friend to be able to play on a survival world together, but we live at different locations. I know I can visit a hosting website but I don't want to pay money ...
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How to enable spectator mode in a remote “nohup running” server?

We have a mono minecraft server running with the nohup command on Linux, we are using putty to execute commands on the server, but the only way that I could figure out is to kill the Minecraft server ...
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CS:GO Server Help; how do I get rid of .ready in my server so I can start the server without 10 people

Ok so with my new server I'm having issues starting it. I want to be able to start the match without having 10 people in the lobby. The server config that I am using is Pug-set-up. I will also be very ...
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Server successfully votes for a different map but loads the same one

On my CSGO server, I have it so that there are two maps to vote for at the end of the game. When the vote goes, it says it will load the other map but instead picks the same one. Why is that?
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Install Dedicated Server for CS:GO beta

In Steam, you can install the 'demo_viewer' beta for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which is basically an old version of CS:GO from 2013. I tried to install a dedicated server through steamcmd by ...
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Can I run a Minecraft server and play on the same computer? (with my specs, 15+ players)

I want to run a Minecraft server and play on that server using the same machine, with maybe 15-20 or so friends playing on the server. I've seen other people ask this question before, but they stated ...