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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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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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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Why can't I connect to my Minecraft server?

I'm trying to connect to my Minecraft server for the first time but I am unable to which frustrates me greatly. I have added the Minecraft_Server.exe to the Firewall as public and I checked my ...
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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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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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Force Minecraft to use one outbound port to connect to my server

I have a Minecraft server running on a server. It runs on port 25565 and I can connect to it at home. At school, however (it's a boarding school), due to the port blocking, I can't connect to the ...
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“Disconnected by Server: BadPaddingException”

I have not opened up my Minecraft launcher for nearly a year. However, when I updated to Minecraft 1.6.2 and the new launcher recently, every server I attempt to connect to seems to have some kind of ...
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Can no longer connect to private Minecraft server

I set up a Minecraft server 1.7.10 on my personal server hosted on the Rackspace Cloud. The server is whitelisted, as it is intended only for my kids and me to play on. The server had been running ...
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Minecraft lan server not working 1.9

Potential fix: Open Minecraft 1.8.9 Click Multiplayer Wait until it finds the lan server and note the IP it says Close Minecraft 1.8.9 and open Minecraft 1.9 Click Multiplayer Click Direct Connect ...
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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 Server connection refused (process running on 25565 being detected)

I am running around in circles trying to connect to my recently set-up Minecraft server. The Minecraft server is installed and running on my Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) machine. I have opened the port 25565 on ...
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Problem connecting to a Minecraft LAN server

I have a LAN server minecraft, but thanks to the UPS box with a buddy can not connect, and I do not know how IP: Port, permit so they can connect to my server. I Can not English, I am Czech. ...
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Cannot connect to server: user already online

When I try join a server it says "you are already connected to this server". I have tried connecting a few time but the same thing comes up.
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Minecraft VPN server problem

I can make my own server and connect to it with ease, and my friend can do so likewise. However, I would like to join my friends server, but I cannot connect to his server but he can. If I have my ...
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“Proxy lost connection to the server” error when attempting to connect to server

Every time I try to connect to any server. I always get either, [Proxy] lost connection to the server, or a existing connection was forcibly closed by a remote host. I can't join any server! Can ...
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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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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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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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How much data does SimCity transfer?

I live in an area without cable or DSL, so my home Internet connection is a Verizon LTE modem on a limited data plan. I'd like to get the new SimCity, but I'm concerned about how much data is ...
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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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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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Geforce now experiencing high packet loss

I'm playing some games using GeForce Now (still in beta I think). Everything was running fine until a few weeks ago. I started experiencing a lot of packet loss: I tried several different servers, ...
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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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How can I fix my Steam Link's network issue?

Trying to run steam-link via a Raspberry Pi and encountering a slight problem with the network connection. When the software first loads up it shows "Good Connection" with the little green check that ...
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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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What are the bare-minimum port-forwarding requirements for NAT Type Open on Xbox One?

Regarding network access requirements for a NAT Type of Open, Microsoft's Xbox One NAT Error troubleshooter says this: If you're connected to a network through your workplace or school network, ...
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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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Connectivity problems with 7 Days to Die

In light of asking this question in the Meta section of Arqade, I've decided to go ahead and ask this question. My friend and I have recently purchased 7 Days to Die on Xbox One. We would really ...
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What are the required outbound IPs and ports on a spigot server?

Note: I am not absolutely sure that the question is on topic, even though this Meta discussion suggests it is. The question is specifically about a game server, not general server administration. I ...
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Is it still possible to play AOE2: The Age of Kings over a LAN?

My friend and I still have copies of Age of Empires: Age of Kings and we have installed it both our laptops. Is it still playable over LAN?
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How to join a LAN / IPX game on Diablo 1?

Recently some of my friends and I grew nostalgic about the original Diablo and realized we've never truly tried the multiplayer aspect of that game. So we set up a modern VPN LAN solution via tuungle (...
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Fixing RotMG Socket-Server Security: Error #2048

I'd love some really smart networking people to help solve this issue. Every now and again those in my house wanting to play RotMG experience the darned "Socket-Server Security: Error #2048" error. We ...
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WoW NAS Hard Link/Symbolic Link vs VHD/VHDX

Alright so to those World of Warcraft gamers and tech enthusiast out there, I got a tricky question for you. It is no longer possible to install WoW on a NAS (Network Attached Storage). See: https://...
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Unable to join game using WiFi connection?

My brothers and I have three devices running Android; a Motorola XT980, an Alcatel Touch and a tablet, connected via WiFi. We all run Minecraft PE v0.8.0 and have no problems joining games with any ...
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What do I need to whitelist to allow Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 to connect to servers?

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 servers are being blocked, I cannot play online at all. My Internet filter is my main suspect. I have set up port forwarding through my router and the same issue is still ...
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Overwatch PNG, RTT and IND: How they affect gameplay experience

On PC, when Ctrl-Shift-R is pressed, PNG, RTT and IND appear. I suppose PNG stands for ping. What do RTT and IND mean, and how do they translate to gameplay experiences? Are the numbers related like ...
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How can I recover a disconnected Warcraft 3 multiplayer game?

When playing Warcraft 3 multiplayer maps, there exists the option to save the game. The caution is given that only the original players are able to rejoin the map. I have discovered that a map saved ...
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PS4 drastic connection speed drop recently

Before I start, YES, I know that there are 101 pages of similar problems and similar error, but no clear steps are given, nor explanations. So: We have had our PS4 for 6 months, and in that time i ...
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How to trick WoW to play from network drive / NAS?

I remember that some time before I could play World Of Warcraft from a network drive. However now with client for WoD datadisk, I get error pop-up saying "The CAS system was unable to initialize: ...
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Command-line ping is low but in-game ping is thousands of milliseconds

Why is my ping to eu.mineplex.com apparently about 40 ms but when I go in-game and check (with labymod/the5zigmod) it is between 700 and 3000 all the time? No other server seems to have this problem.
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Problems opening the Xbox One Nat

I'm not being able to open the NAT for my Xbox One. I tried fowarding the ports, putting it on the DMZ, enabled the UPnP, but nothing works, it continues as a Strict NAT. I tried all of the this in ...
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Can't connect to Steam servers and other gaming servers on Windows 10

I have been having an issue with Steam. Whenever I try to log into it, it tells me that it is having trouble connecting to the Steam servers, and won't let me log in. I used to be able to use Steam ...
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How to set up System Link between 2 PS3s?

I bought a crossover cable a couple days ago. I read online that you can simply connect 2 ps3s together and setup a LAN Party as long as you had 2 copies of the same game, 2 TVs, and that the game had ...
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How to make Minecraft send LAN advertise packets over Ethernet? [closed]

I have two computers, both of them have Minecraft on them. Both computers are connected to the same Wi-Fi network, with 192.168.0.* IPs which deliver communications over the airwaves. Both computers ...
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Creating a Spigot 1.7.10 R0.2 Server

OK, so I have two computers. The first of the two is the server, a linux machine meant to be running the Minecraft server. The second of which is the Windows 10 client, trying to connect. I'm using a ...
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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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Do paused downloads still have an impact on Internet or Wifi speed?

I've heard that pausing downloads won't effect your Wifi but I want to be sure. Is this the case? I just want some clarification for the future
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Does Minecraft need to unpack its launcher on every launch?

I'm running Minecraft in a lab environment, with everyone's AppData on a network share. Minecraft (1.7.4, and launcher 1.3.9, currently, on XP) runs fine, but one part of the launching process seems ...