Questions tagged [hosting]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hosting Minecraft server though VPN - “Permission denied: no further information”

I am trying to host a Minecraft server using a VPN. I live in residence, so I am not able to port forward through my modem settings, I am trying to use the VPN "Private Internet Access" (PIA)...
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Can I run my Minecraft server while being away from my home connection?

Over the holidays I created a Minecraft server that I have been running off my desktop. However, I have gone back to school and took it with me. I want to find some way in which I could run it so I ...
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How do I instal a mod pack on my server?

I want to instal my custom mod pack that I made on Curse Forge on my own server. (I host the server on my own PC, I gave the server 10 GB.) It's a forge server, and it's setup correctly I think. But ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Users cannot connect to The Ship dedicated server

I am attempting to run a dedicated server for The Ship on my Ubuntu VPS. The server seems to start and run just fine, but nobody can connect to it - any attempts simply result in a timeout. To start ...
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TF2 Game Server Map Cycle Help

I was just wondering how I could link the start up script (tf.sh) and link it to a the mapcycle.txt file in /steamcmd/tf2/tf/cfg/mapcycle.txt... Or if there is any other way for it to change levels ...
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SRCDS not receiving connections on the public web

My Garry's Mod Source DS can connect over LAN, but not externally. Ports 27015-27016 are opened and directed towards the machine running it. I can telnet into it and canyouseeme can see it running, ...
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Why can't I join Minecraft PE worlds?

I have an android phone and my sister has a Kindle fire. When we play with our friends ( who both have kindles ) I can join their worlds and vise-versa. But when I try to join my sisters worlds on ...
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Can't connect to my own minecraft server

for more context it's a 1.12.2 modded forge server running on my own pc, other people are able to join but when I try to connect it returns the error "io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MCPE server using a mac

I would like to run a Minecraft PE server that is hosted on my Mac. Is it possible to use port map and MAMP to host a server? I have already tried the port forwarding where I have to be on the world. ...
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How do I make regions like eu,us and india which lead to the same papermc server?

As I said, I can't seem to find a solution to make multiple gateways (I'm not sure what its called) leading to the same server or the same world. A friend of mine made a a papermc server and made ...
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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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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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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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I can't connect to my friends servers and my friend can't connect to my servers?

It has happened to some games (CS:GO, Garry's Mod, Age of Empires 3, maybe some others that I haven't tried). My friend just can't connect to my hosted games and I can't connect to his, but with other ...
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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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Can't connect to source server

Today I set up a little GMOD server. I wasn't able to access it from the public ip, only through the network ip of the server. I wasn't able to ping the server using the public ip. Now, when using the ...