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Minecraft server 25565 Refusing connection

Here are the server properties: #Minecraft server properties #Mon Jan 11 19:37:17 UTC 2021 generator-settings=biomesoplenty op-permission-level=4 allow-nether=true level-name=world enable-query=false ...
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Minecraft server hosting not working on MacOS Big Sur

I set up a Minecraft server on my Mac (macOS Big Sur 11.1) using Mojang's provided server jar file (https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/download/server). It worked when I joined from the LAN with the IP ...
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unfortunate issue when transferring Minecraft worlds

I have Server.jar 1.16.4 Minecraft server software set up and ready to go, and I want to transfer a world and all contents from the Minecraft world directory to the server.jar world directory. This ...
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I can't place blocks in modded minecraft server

I don't know why it is, but I can't place blocks or go to new dimensions in my forge server. I really can't figure out why and need help. I know some people say it might be because my server isn't ...
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Cannot externally connect to minecraft server

I am trying to set up a dedicated minecraft server that I would like to be open to the internet. I am able to connect and play just fine via localhost, however once I try to connect via my computer's ...
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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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How do you move one server to another server?

Is there a way you can move a server to another server? This includes all the progress, the loot you have, etc., because we started in a free server as a joke but now it is pretty big and it's lagging ...
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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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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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Help with Minecraft LAN Server on Mac?

My sister got Minecraft yesterday and we're unable to join each others' LAN servers. We're on the same Wi-Fi router, neither of us have firewalls blocking Java and have updated to the most recent ...
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Minecraft Server Security [closed]

My son has a huge nostalgic side to him and he wants to host an old version of a Minecraft server. What would be the oldest version of Minecraft server that I can securely run on a Linux box? I am ...
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Unable to Join Minecraft Server I Host When Using Domain Name, but can Still Join When Using the IP

Issue/Background I host a Minecraft server from a home machine. Recently I decided to open it up to the public, but to protect my private IP address (and to give the server a static IP) I set up a ...
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How can I make my TF2 server public?

I've looked into this for a while and I have no idea what I'm doing. I tried to port forward but it only let me play on LAN, and all the guides I've looked through said to type sv_lan 0 into the ...
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How do I set up a Terraria multiplayer server?

I am trying to set up a Terraria server that my friend and I can play on. We are both playing the Steam version. I believe I have it running, but when I send them an invite through Steam, it doesn't ...
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I am having trouble setting up a terraria multiplayer sever can some please help? I am using PC btw (steam) [duplicate]

Does my friend and I need to download something such as Radmin VPN or is there an easier way without downloading anything? Also when my friend tries to connect via steam it just keeps on loading and ...
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How much does a minecraft bedrocks server affect internet speed?

I share a internet router with my neighbors and they run a minecraft : bedrock edition server that is on all the time even when they're not at online. I assume they run it on a raspberry PI or a ...
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Error message when friends try to join my minecraft server [duplicate]

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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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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Is it possible to host a spigot server and allow PE servers to connect?

I host a server and want to be able to combine PE users and PC users. I have heard of some software that will allow you to host a minecraft PE server on your computer.
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How can I run a Minecraft Server on multiple CPU cores?

I am working on setting up a Minecraft server on a machine I have at home. This particular machine has two quad-core CPUs running at 2.0Ghz so I would like to take advantage of the number of cores and ...
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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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What application type and protocol do I use for port forwarding on 2WIRE?

I want to host a simple Minecraft server on my home laptop. I am at the port forwarding stage and I need to know whether to select TCP, UDP, or make one for both, open on the same port. Also, what ...
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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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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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CS:GO Server on OS X 10.9 Server

I'm wondering whether its possible to run a CSGO casual server on OS X Server for me and a few mates, the system is up to it hardware wise I'm just wondering if its actually possible and how it would ...
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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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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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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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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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Minecraft: Server problems

I have this problem in my server, let me explain it: This Friday me and my friends bought a server on creeperhost.net, it's working great etc. We have been playing on the server now for two days on ...
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Setting up a minecraft server on a website

I have a website asifslab.com and I want to set up a minecraft server there so that it is 24/7. Is there any way to do this through FTP or cPanel or will I have to set it up on my PC?
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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working?

My LAN server won't let my cousin join me or me join my cousin. It won't show up on the multiplayer screen - it keeps saying "scanning for LAN servers" but it never finds it. I am at his house and we ...
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Can't host a Minecraft server anymore [duplicate]

I have hosted Minecraft servers from time to time; I know how to do it. Now suddenly people can't seem to join my server. I am talking about a LAN server now because I need to port forward if I want ...
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Can I host a Minecraft server from an iPad/iPod?

My iPad is, by far, faster than my laptop. Would I be able to instead host a Minecraft server on my iPad? EDIT: I found that the iPad 2 (which I have) only has 512MB of RAM. However, I wanted to do ...
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Friends can't connect to my Minecraft server

My old computer broke so now I had to make a new Minecraft server, but now my friend Joe can't join. The obvious "can't connect to server" shows up every time he tries it. I have forwarded the port ...
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Minecraft Server: Connection refused [duplicate]

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 ...
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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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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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Unable to connect to authentication servers on debian vps

I am currently hosting a server on a VPS running debian and when I try to connect to the server my client gets an error saying the authentication servers are down, and the server displays an error ...