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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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My PC runs a Minecraft server can my wife and I connect together without using internet or LAN just a router/modem

As the title suggests we are hoping to connect over just a router. We are hoping it is possible to have our computers in the same room, plug our PCs into a router that has no internet service (like ...
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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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Minecraft consistently timing out connecting to LAN server, but has no problem hosting one

I hope someone can help me out with this. I've been trying to host a Minecraft server on my Tower and connect to it from a Laptop, but the laptop refuses to connect properly. The Laptop can host a ...
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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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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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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 can I send a message to all players in the minecraft server?

Currently I am hosting a minecraft server, and I as the operator would like to send a "server message", so all the players can read it, instead of me sending the message specifically to each and every ...
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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 ...
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How do I start a Terraria server on Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Mono on my Ubuntu 12.04 server with the following commands: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 3FA7E0328081BFF6A14DA29AA6A19B38D3D831EF echo "deb http:/...
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Why can't I find the server I just previously played on in gmod?

I recently played on a server on gmod that I really enjoyed, and I cant find it in my history. Can anybody explain why? I dont think the server shut down because I couldn't find it in the legacy ...
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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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Can a PC player join a PS2 server hosted on a pc in LAN?

I am investigating the compatibility between the console version and the pc version of the game, with no results: I cannot find any information about joining a swbf2 server with both client versions. ...
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How do I let my friends join my single player world?

Ok, So I have a friend who lives in the Netherlands and I want her to join my single player world to record and RP (Role Play). I gave her my port number at first, but that didn't work, so I did ...
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Is it still possible to host a CSGO lan party without internet access?

I am wanting to host a lan party with friends for CSGO, but the location will have patchy internet access. Following the introduction of GSLTs and the removal of listen servers, is it still possible ...
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How to connect my remote server on csgo

I rent virtual machine and I applied instructions which is written here in order to create my own csgo server. Everything is OK, but i cannot connect my server typing public ip address. Is it normal? ...
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Is it possible to host Magicka in a LAN without steam?

I want to play Magicka in a LAN without steam, is it possible? I am hosting the game in one pc, but the other simply cannot see the game, or connect directly with the ip address. According to the ...
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Cannot connect to my garry's mod server

My server was working fine earlier, had a couple of mods on it, and then I just couldn't connect to it. I was connecting to it by typing "connect :27015" in console. This is what it say when I run the ...
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I can only connect to my Minecraft server on my own wifi [closed]

I made a Minecraft server recently using spigot. It works perfect when I connect to it from the wifi that I am hosting it from, but when I try to connect from other wifi's it won't work. I connect ...
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Setting up CSGO dedicated server with Hamachi

I installed a csgo dedicated and then i added a server.cfg, installed sourcmod and metamod. When i was done i connected to xx.xx.xxx.xx:27015 but i couldn't connect. I got the error "Disconnected ...
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My TF2 server cannot connect to the item server

I own a standard SRCDS server and when I (or anybody else) joins, they cannot connect to the item server. I have checked other servers and it definitely works there. Does anyone know why this ...
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Far Cry: Primal communicating with servers when starting up?

Why does Far Cry: Primal communicate with Ubisoft servers when you start the game. The only thing that it claims to be doing is getting game configuration information, which the game should be able ...
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My friend can't join my server

My friend can't join my dedicated server and when he tried he got a message says "Server is not responding", do I have to port forwarding my router? I was trying to, but the options I have in mine are ...
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Why can nobody join my server [closed]

I'm trying to get a minecraft server that costs $700 so today I decided that I would make a smaller, desktop run, server to get a bit of money for it. I go through the normal steps to start one up, ...