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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't admin my server in Garry's Mod

I created my server by SteamCMD and install the ULX, but when I entered my server by clicking Local Network and join my server and open ULX menu it shows the options that like i'm not the admin! can't ...
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How to specify the network adapter for my cstrike 1.6 dedicated server?

I configured my cstrike 1.6 server and I think everything should be fine now, but the server is still not working. And I'm thinking that the problem is that the server is configured to listen for ...
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Can I safely switch computer on LAN?

So recently I started playing a minecraft modpack with my brother on minecraft 1.7.10. So I created a world and opened it to LAN so he could join. Now I'll give you the question: There is PC A (PC ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Configure a local server for LAN play without access to the router?

My classmates and I from university want to create a server just for ourselves (Counter Strike for example, but no preference). The thing is because we are at university we don't have access to the ...
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What does 'Broadcast to LAN' mean and why is it important?

My multiplayer doesn't work even when it says that I have it turned on. I'm not sure about some of the settings though, for example, what does 'Broadcast to LAN' mean and why is it important?
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Update MC to 1.9

So, I updated my PC Minecraft to 1.9. Here's my problem. I mainly use MC for servers so I can connect with my friends overseas. All the servers I use are now outdated, and I now have no contact with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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 ...
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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