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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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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Minecraft Failed To Bind Port

I made a server and used my IPv4 address for the IP. I decided to scratch that server and make a Bukkit server so I can use plugins. I tried to use my IPv4 address which I used for my other server but ...
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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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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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What command can I use to stop receiving a defuse kit every round in casual?

My friends and I wanted to play a 5v5 premade and make it look like a competitive match. I got all the commands except for the one that disables a defuse kit being bought automatically after each ...
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Is there any way of making a Minecraft server lower than the current version? [duplicate]

So me and my friends manged to make a server in Minecraft for us to play on and we would like to add mods. But the mods we want to add are a few versions lower than the updated version. Is there any ...
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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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Update MC to 1.9

So, I updated my PC Minecraft to 1.9. Here's my problem. I mainly use MC for servers so I can connect with my friends overseas. All the servers I use are now outdated, and I now have no contact with ...
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How do I enable bumper cars on any map?

How do I enable the bumper cars function on my map? What command would let me use bumper cars on any map? I've heard sometimes that if you try to add bumper cars they won't show, is this actually an ...
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Hosting a Linux Dedicated Server for “The Ship”

I cannot get a dedicated server for The Ship (AppID 2403) to run on a linux box using steamcmd. I have followed this guide. The steps listed complete successfully. Then, I run ./srcds_run -game ship ...
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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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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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Multiple Strange Errors when Starting TF2 Dedicated Server

Before I ask this question, note that I am referring to a strange error in the console when starting my server, not a strange kill tracking weapon in Team Fortress 2! When I start my server, I get 2 ...
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Minecraft is port forwarded properly but can't log in

I have run a Minecraft server for over a year. I had a netgear router on Comcast network. We recently got a 'new' all-in modem/router, one that needed to be configured. http://canyouseeme.com says ...
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Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server Reports all Maps are Missing?

Recently, I installed MetaMod and SourceMod. Since I installed these I have been having the server report that it cannot find any maps. This is strange because when I go on the server as a client, ...
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Dedicated Server - what should I be looking for? Virtual private servers?

I would like to rent my own dedicated-server which I can run my own game servers on, rather than buying a server specific for one individual application or game. Any suggestions of what I should be ...