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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Change Speed Of One Team In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

I have my own dedicated server, my friends and I had an idea to make the terrorists fast and the counter terrorists had to chase them, is there anyway to set this up. I am willing to use plugins or ...
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Can't get onto my brother's server, and vice versa, across local network in Terraria

I have a similar problem to Shadow Z, in his original question. My problem differs, however, since I have already followed the instructions to set up my MQWest modem for port forwarding. I also do ...
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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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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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Sending Private MOTD messages to Users from Server

I have recently started a small Team Fortress 2 dedicated Windows Server on my PC for just a few friends to join. However if it may start to get popular, how would I send I private message to a user ...
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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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Unable to connect to friend's LAN server [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to my friend's LAN server, on the Technic launcher mod pack, "Vivacity". When he puts it up, I can't even see it in my server menu. This has also been an issue when trying to ...
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Move players inventories to another server

I have 2 minecraft servers with 2 different hosts. I want to transfer players data (including their inventory) from server1 to server2. Is it possible? I will also be moving the world to server2, but ...
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Trying to connect to a server on my network [duplicate]

I was trying to connect to a server that is running on another pc in my house. I've tried all the other ip's in the ipconfig in the cmd and doesn't work. I need help with this. When I try to join ...
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I'm playing minecraft and I seem to lag out of the server every couple minutes [duplicate]

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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Why can't nobody log into my Terraria server using my external IP?

OK. So this has been going on for me for about 3 months, since I moved. Before I moved, I used an Ethernet internet to launch servers. Everything worked PERFECTLY. But now, I use a Wireless internet ...
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How can you open a server on Minecraft PE?

I was bored this morning, so I asked my sister to join me on Minecraft PE. She did, and it worked. Then she had the idea of asking some of our friends to join us. I was thrilled with the idea, but how ...
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Why does my sister's character have the default skin every time I join her server? [closed]

Every time I join my sister's server, her character has the default skin (Steve). What could be causing this?
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Other's can't connect to my Minecraft Server

I created a Minecraft server for my sister and I, and we're using the same connection, but she can't seem to connect to the server where as I can, and we're only 10 meters apart and both using wired ...
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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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How to I give someone specific permissions on my Minecraft server?

I have tried everything I have thought of to give myself and other people permissions. To make someone be able to warp or get a kit, I have to op them! Is there another way to give people specific ...
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How many players In a day for a CS:GO server [closed]

How many unique players online PER DAY does typically a CS:GO server, that usually have around 20-30 players online, recieve? Or a similar game
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Poketmine Server Error being ban when anybody dies

I recently started a poketmine Server but there was a major problem whenever anybody dies he/she is banned from the server. I was unable to report at poketmine so I reported here.
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How to Rename minecraft pe server ip

I was wondering that how some people name there minecraft pe server, like net.craft.com . I have a server too but its ip keeps on changing ( sometime 192.168.43:19132 or 10.47.60.221:19132) when i ...
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Minecraft: Why does my opened to LAN world not show up in my other laptop? [duplicate]

I am really annoyed of this problem. I have did everything that everyone said, like run the Command Prompt and find the specific IP (they matched), restart Minecraft, uninstall all other Java versions ...
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Does Grand Theft Auto Online have it's own servers?

This question was a bit hard to put into a simple question but basically i'm just wondering if the online section of this game is hosted by Rockstar or if they are hosted locally by the host of each ...
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How do you make a crazy craft server on mac?

I'm trying to make a crazy craft server with my friend. I downloaded the server pack download already on the voids wrath website.When i double click the server folder i downloaded, it shows me a bunch ...
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Minecraft Server: Connection refused [duplicate]

My Minecraft Server is running perfectly and I can connect. But, if others try, it says "Can't connect: connection refused: connect". I have a Mac, with 8GB RAM and am using Rcon. I connect using ...
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Limit number of maps for CS:GO dedicated server (Multi1v1 plugin)

It's my first time trying to setup a CS:GO competitive server. I rented a server from gameservers.com and uploaded the Multi1v1 plugin on it (https://github.com/splewis/csgo-multi-1v1). The README ...
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How can I Protect my Minecraft server from griefers without and griefers within?

I have a new MC server professionally hosted. I'm using whitelist to limit users that can connect, but I'm wondering what I need to do to make sure that when my players return, their hard-won items ...
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Is there a way to modify/disable the setup timer in TF2 as a server owner?

Not to be confused with the "waiting for players" timer or the "end of round" timer, the setup timer is the one where, during payload race, control point, or KOTH games, the attacking team is locked ...
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A lot of TCP and UDP errors in Boring Man

I've been playing Boring Man (a free online shooter on Steam) for a while and a ton of errors keep flooding me every time I want to join a game. Common Errors: TCP Error 4, UDP Error 5, TCP Error 5 ...
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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 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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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 ...