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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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I'm playing minecraft and I seem to lag out of the server every couple minutes

I haven't played minecraft in a couple months, a couple days ago my friends wanted to play so I joined their private server and I've been having this problem. Its not just on their server, it does ...
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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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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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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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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 , working great etc. Had been playing on the server now for two days on my laptop....
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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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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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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 have to make a new minecraft server, but 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 and ...
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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 ...