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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Why is my minecraft skin is not showing up? [duplicate]

Just like a normal Minecraft player, I go onto servers and play with friends. But wait. When I join, my skin does not show up. I am on a 1.8 server and nobody can see my skins. Please help someone.
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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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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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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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When I die minecraft unloads all the chunks

I have a minecraft server running on a dedicated server and when I log in everything is normal, but when I die, the world unloads around me... Everything I can see just unloads. I can't think of a ...
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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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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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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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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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Hosting VPS or Normal hosting [closed]

I was wondering what is the difference between a VPS and a normal hosting like multicraft or others like minecraft-hosting.pro? And which one is better? Performance wise, not how complicated it is to ...
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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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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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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 ...