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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Create Official Dedicated CS:GO Server

I would like to make a CS:GO Server that people using the in-game casual matchmaking system can join. But every time I make it it is created as a 'Community Dedicated' server as opposed to an '...
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Minecraft: LAN options

My team and I are hosting a LAN-party this friday and we expect about 20 people to enter our Minecraft: Hunger Games contest. The problem is that we have no firewall or router access, and all ...
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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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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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Minecraft server connecting to site

I'm thinking about making a server where there is team of 8 vs team of 8. and I'm wondering if I can make a website where you register your team and it's members usernames, and it tells the server ...
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How to Prevent Access to Minecraft Server from non-minecraft Clients?

My son has recently created a Minecraft server in our home using a leftover PC. He is using a whitelist to allow only his friends' legitimate accounts to join the game. However, I have discovered ...
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“Failed to Bind Port” Minecraft Server

I started a local Minecraft server on my Windows XP computer, but didn't shut it down correctly once finished by using the stop command. Now when it starts up, it says "Failed to bind port 25565. ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change MineOS Password for Web UI

I have successfully installed MineOS (Minecraft Server Admin Tools). I have it set up so that it automatically launches when I restart the server. I go to my.ip:8080 and the web interface is up and ...
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How many connections does the client make to the server in 1 minute?

If I have a script that checks for x connections every x minutes and blocks IP's after x connections will it stop Minecraft servers from working properly? How many connections does the Minecraft ...
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Trying to create a game server but unable to connect to localhost 8081

I am trying to create a game server for the game 7 Days to Die but I am running into a problem. This is the file I was told to use when starting the server. rem rem Starts a dedicated server rem rem -...
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Texture Pack on Server over FTP

Today I tried to "install" a texture pack on my server (verygames) to let all my users use the same texture pack. To do this, I found a way with editing the server.properties at line "resource-pack=". ...
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How to force CSGO server to change teams at mid rounds?

I have mp_maxrounds "30" but they are all played on one side, what I want is to have 15 rounds per side.
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Friend cannot connect to my TF2 server

Yesterday, one of my friends started playing TF2 for the first time, so I thought it would be a good idea if we played a game against bots together before we play the mayhem that is multiplayer. So, I ...
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Seting up a minecraft server [duplicate]

I'm trying to setup a minecraft server: server is on ubuntu comp, client on windows comp. 1) On my.public.ip.adress I can't play: java.net.connectException: connection refused: no further information:...
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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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Cannot Connect to GMod DS

Console initialized. Couldn't load shader dll: game_shader_generic_garrysmod_srv.soConVarRef mat_dxlevel doesn't point to an existing ConVar Game_srv.so loaded for "Garry's Mod" Setting breakpad ...
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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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Which games do I really need to mount in a Garrys Mod server?

Up until this point I've had TF2 and Counter Strike:Source mounted on every server regardless of the gamemode. I want to cut down on HDD usage. Which games do I actually need to mount for different ...
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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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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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Vanilla dedicated server, can I configure a list of bot names

I have a dedicated TF2 server set up for in-office breaks which our department uses to play together. We use tf_bot_quota_mode fill and tf_bot_quota 24` to make sure we have plenty of things to shoot ...
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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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Multiversenp not working

I have installed MultiverseNetherPortals recently. I have linked my main world to my nether world. I also have a separate world for Building. But whenever I leave the nether it sends me to my flatland ...
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Worldgaurd not working

In my main world where the spawn is, regions are working with worldgaurd. I made another world for warps with mutliverse and when I try to do regions in that world it won't work. I have no current ...
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I Forgot my MC PE External server password and now I can't play.

What can I do? I've forgot my login password for external MC PE servers and now I can't join any of them because I forgot. Now what? Is there a way to get your password back?
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Does having more players on run your computer harder?

So I've had this Minecraft server for a long time that I just play on with friends using Hamachi. I've always used the free version of Hamachi, which only allows up to 5 players to be in the group, ...
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Dedicated server for killing floor in objective mode / story mode

I run two Killing Floor dedicated servers on Linux (one Normal, one Hard) for playing with friends. We would like to run an Objective mode (story mode?) server as well. What configuration changes / ...
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How to automatically update a Team Fortress 2 server with SteamCMD?

I have a Windows server running Team Fortress 2 (TF2) with SteamCMD and I would like to enable auto-updates. For the moment, I have to do it manually with SteamCMD using the app_update command but ...
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Gamemode addon implementing in server

I've installed some gamemodes from the workshop but I have no idea how to get this in my server. For example I get the gamemode Hide and Seek which gets put in the directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Garry's Mod Steam Server?

I followed the following instructions for setting up a Garry's Mod server in Linux via the command line; http://wiki.garrysmod.com/page/Hosting_A_Dedicated_Server mkdir ~/Steam cd ~/Steam wget ...
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Cannot connect to own Team Fortress 2 server

I have been following this tutorial to make my own TF2 server. And have gotten to video Sechs (six), and I have tried to connect to my own server by going to the server browser in TF2, but it says ...
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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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Minecraft Forum, MoTD how do you change it! [duplicate]

I made a server on Minecraft Forum (because it was easier) and it said: To finish claiming this server, set this token token removed somewhere in your server's MoTD. Once the server is verified, ...
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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 ...