Questions tagged [networking]

Networking covers topics that involve connectivity between 2 devices - typically 2 computers or consoles (LAN). It also covers connectivity between a device and the internet at large.

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Minecraft Java 1.17.1 Server Times Out Players Who Join Second or Teleport

The server is the vanilla 1.17.1 Minecraft Java server for Windows. The first player to join is always able to connect. However, any other player who joins when someone else is already playing has a ...
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My Xbox 360-to-Home Network connection keeps failing

My Xbox 360-to-Home Network connection keeps failing. I've reset the network settings to factory defaults numerous times, I've set my IP and DNS Settings from Automatic to Manual and vice-versa, and ...
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Why can I not connect to my Bedrock server from outside?

I have a Bedrock dedicated server set up in my home NAS, and I can access it just fine on my local network (LAN). I've forwarded ports 19131-19133 through my router to the NAS, and I was able to get a ...
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How to play my own Bedrock Server on PlayStation without PS plus

I have a Minecraft Bedrock Server running on a spare computer that sits in my living room connected to my local network. I can see the server in LAN games on my PS4 (which is on the same local network ...
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Can't connect to my Minecraft java or bedrock servers despite open ports but can connect locally [closed]

Java Server I am hosting a minecraft server and I am able to connect to it using (localhost) but I can not connect to it publicly by using my public IP even though the 25565 port is forwarded, the ...
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io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$annotatedconnectexception on Linux Minecraft Server [duplicate]

There are numerous threads on this same issue, which I know because I've read a lot of them, but nothing's worked so far. I had a Debian modded Minecraft server that ran fine apart from a horrendous ...
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Unable to Join Minecraft LAN server [Java 1.17.1] [duplicate]

I've been trying to connect to my little brother's LAN world so we can play without having to start fresh. I know it's likely a firewall issue on his computer's side because he can join me without ...
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How to play War Leaders LAN (without GameSpy)?

Ever since GameSpy shut down many games were affected. Is there a way to play War Leaders: Clash of nations via LAN party network (without GameSpy)? Is there another way to use multiplayer mode in ...
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Playstation 5 Network Issues with Store and Now

I have a launch Playstation 5 and when connected to wireless, or wired, it randomly cannot access anything on the store or Now. In so far as I can tell other things work and if you go to the network ...
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Rainbow Six Siege ping becames to high when I enter multiplayer (PC)

Ok, I'll try to be very descriptive and, also, short. My ISP uses CGNAT. If a launch a default R6 game, it put me in South Asia servers (ping 20ms), but I live in South America. If I enter a ...
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Problems with setting up my minecraft server via external IP

I tried various of things already, I wanted to make my server using my internet, but I couldn't get my friend to join it. I gave him my external IP and with or without putting port at the end worked. ...
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Minecraft Connection Issue

I recently bought the Minecraft for Windows 10 off the Microsoft store for my PC, and I have the Java JRE, and javaw.exe. My brother has a IPAD and has the Minecraft for IOS as well. We both have ...
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How do I align the version numbers of my Epic and Steam versions so I can play together?

How do I align the version numbers of my Epic and Steam versions so I can play together? The Epic Games version is BORDERLANDSTPS-2.0.0 The Steam version is BORDERLANDSTPS-1.0.7... I've seen a ...
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Port Forwarding my Minecraft Server not working with external IP

I've started up a Minecraft server inside of VMWare on my laptop, the guest OS is Ubuntu Host OS: Windows 10 (Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.867) Guest: Ubuntu Program: Minecraft 1.15 Java: OpenJDK 8 ...
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Minecraft Server Connection Refused (process running on 25565 detected)

First of all, the grammar may be strange because I used a translator a little because I am not good at English. My Minecraft server(vanilla server) is installed and running on my laptop. I did a test ...
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Why does ping get higher if the server is in a different region? [duplicate]

I love playing Minecraft servers on my phone, but it usually baffles me that when I want to play my most favorite server, CubeCraft, has higher ping than the rest of the servers. Now, to put it simply,...
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Minecraft local server: World doesn't load

I played on a private Minecraft Server downloaded directly from minecraft.net with my friend on local LAN. This worked perfectly. But when I try to join the server over the internet, I see the server ...
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Unable to see Half Life 2 deathmatch server on LAN

I am creating HL2 server on one machine but can't see it on the other machine in the LAN. I remember, that in the past I was doing some trick here to work, but don't remember, what namely. How to ...
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Why did I always disconnect from Minecraft Server although my Internet is in good condition? Precise about this is in the desc;

Here are the issues; I continuously disconnected from the Minecraft server although my Internet is in good condition. I use a laptop and not using an adapter such as ethernet, Pardon me if I'm wrong! ...
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How to make Nintendo Switch work with any USB-LAN Adapter with the AX88179 chipset?

DISCLAIMER I don't know if this is the right community, if not please move it to the right. I am not an expert, but I will give my best to provide necessary information. I am just curious whats going ...
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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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Unable to connect to authserver.mojang.com [duplicate]

I recently got Minecraft to join a server with my friends, however, I kept getting the failed to login the authentication are currently down for maintenance error. I later realised this to be to due ...
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Unable to Join Minecraft Server I Host When Using Domain Name, but can Still Join When Using the IP

Issue/Background I host a Minecraft server from a home machine. Recently I decided to open it up to the public, but to protect my private IP address (and to give the server a static IP) I set up a ...
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FORTNITE: Always a connection error on the first try

Whenever I play FORTNITE (Battle Royale), it fails to join a game on the first try. On the second try, it succeeds. I get to the load screen, and the progress bar doesn't move. Finally, after a ...
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Is it strictly because of latency that the cloud computing revolution hasn't made it all the way to games yet? [closed]

There are a number of Stack Exchange sites where this might potentially be applicable, and I'm not sure which one to pick really. I was just looking at this answer concerning the essence of cloud ...
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Is there any way to continue in a Ticket to Ride LAN game that's gotten out of sync?

We've had this scenario play out a few times lately: When playing a game of Ticket to Ride on our local network, player A accidentally disconnects. After player A has disconnected, but before the ...
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Ping spikes when starting a livestream (Discord/Twitch) [closed]

In the past I used to be able to stream at 720p 6k bitrate max quality without issues, at a stable ping between about 40 and 46 milliseconds. Now, to clarify I don't have wired internet. I'm using a ...
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Two Bedrock severs on the same local network, access via Friends on PS4 [duplicate]

I’ve got two Minecraft servers running in a Docker. Each server runs on a different port: Bedrock_Server_1 on default port 19132 and the Bedrock_Server_2 on non-standard port 19140. I can access them ...
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Warframe: Strict NAT Detected

I have a problem, when the game is asking me to forward ports 9950 - 4955 to my local IP. The problem is, I do not use those ports any more, another person on my network uses it. I have moved to ...
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Friends unable to connect to Minecraft Server: Connection Refused [duplicate]

I am creating a modded forge minecraft server v 1.12.2, but my friend on a different network than mine cannot join. Here is the error he gets: io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$...
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Does Red Alert 2 support TCP?

The original Red Alert 2 did not support networked multiplayer over TCP/IP and instead used IPX. Does the current RA2 offering on EA's Origin the as part "C&C The Ultimate Collection" support ...
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Can't connect to ONE Minecraft server but to others I can

For at least a couple of years now I get SUPER strange behavior in Minecraft. I can connect freely to 99.9% of servers and play them without any issues and with a fast connection. Every time I or ...
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How can I link 3 PS4s together using a switch with no internet?

I'm trying to set up a LAN party for my family on three PS4 systems, using an unmanaged lan switch and three Ethernet cables. There should be no internet connection. We're trying to play COD WW2 Nazi ...
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FritzBox issues with Nat type and Teredo on Xbox One

My brother and I are having consistent issues with the FritzBox 7490 router on his Xbox. It keeps complaining about the Teredo connection which I know is an extremely common problem with many users. ...
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How to solve C&C Zero Hour LAN connection issues?

I want to play C&C Generals Zero hour with my brother through a direct connection between a desktop PC and a lap top. The connection establishes without any problem until the game starts. then my ...
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Connection problem when trying to play Steep online

I have the game Steep which I got while a promotion made it free to install for a limited time and to keep it permanently. I have played other games online without any problems including on Steam ...
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Why does the Nintendo Switch only work with USB-LAN Adapters with the AX88179 chipset?

I consider myself to have decent knowledge of networking fundamentals, but I have no clue what the role of chipsets in LAN Adapters is. I can see that they probably run a small process that converts ...
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Is there any benefit to having "NAT Type 1" (aka no NAT and publicly-routable IP) on a PlayStation?

I've just got myself a new PS4 and am wondering whether there's any benefit to giving it its own public IP address and getting "NAT Type 1" over a private IP behind a NAT (with ports forwarded by UPnP)...
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How do I connect to a server using IPv6 in Minecraft?

My Internet connection doesn't have its own dedicated IPv4 address. I've port forwarded my Ubuntu computer to the DMZ, which I know is working because I have Apache installed and the web server is ...
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Minecraft Server Failed to connect

Im trying to set up a minecraft server on a centos 7 vm so that my friends and I can play. I've been following a guide on how to set it up and was able to make it all the way through until the actual ...
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Connection issues on Minecraft

So my friend just got Minecraft and she can play on single player mode but once she joins a server it times her out after 2 min. She has uninstalled it, cleared her cache, she also did a dns flush. ...
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Installing old .pkg update file on PS4

I have the original, vanilla release disk of a game but don't want to update to the latest version. I have a particular version of that game that I really liked and would like to install the update ...
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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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Steam Remote Play SLOW / stutters / buffers when In-Home Streaming - it connects via Relay and not Direct (no SteamLink)

I have a direct wired connection between my desktop (host) & my laptop (client) via a single router, and when steam in-home streaming connects it shows "relay" instead of "direct" in the ping ...
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Can't play minecraft offline without logging in on blocked network

I am signed in on minecraft, but whenever I open the launcher it logs me out and I can't log back in again because the sign-in portal is blocked by my network. I can play the game when I turn my ...
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Is a (Dedicated) 4mbps line good enough for PS4?

Where I live, Internet services are very expensive and unfortunately I can't get the speeds people usually seem to have in America for a good price if at all they exist here. I've already tried using ...
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In Apex Legends, Players are very jerky/laggy, stuttering players

TLDR; network sucks, framerate great The game RENDERS at about 40fps, which is fine, but the players move at about 3 FPS. I'm certain it's not a framerate issue as I can still look around and it ...
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Need help getting multiplayer to work correctly in COD: Modern Warfare 2

My friend and I recently downloaded COD:MW2 and were able to connect when on his LAN and play several games. It was great. But then we weren't able to connect anymore, even when still on his LAN. I ...
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How can you play the same game with different accounts from the same folder?

I'd like to keep all my games on a different computer and the folder with the games then just gets mounted on Windows via iSCS or NFS. This certainly works for one PC using the folder. But I'd like ...
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How to play League of Legends when Cloud Flare is blacklisting your IP?

My IP Address was incorrectly blacklisted due to strange behavior, I assume, of IP's in my "IP Neighborhood" (according to Cisco's Talos IP reputation tracker) This means, among other things, that I ...
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