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Resuming Minecraft Server Console

I'm running a Paper 1.14.3 server on a VPS running Ubuntu 18.04. When I run restart on the Paper server or lose my SSH connection to the VPS, I no longer see Paper's console, so I'm unable to ...
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RCON refuses to connect to Vultr Server - Team Fortress 2 server

I made a server for TF2 on a Vultr instance, running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. Everything went well, except that when I try running the RCON commands, it hits me with this error: Unable to connect to ...
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How do I automatically give my players the USER role when they join my MC server?

newbie here at running a server. I'm not sure how to automatically put new players into the USER group (I have Admin, Mod, and User), and so far I've had to do it by hand (lp user [Username] group ...
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How can I have my own MvM server to play with my friends?

I want to create it, because I've made my own MvM wave and I want my friends to try it out. How do I load my custom MvM wave into a server that my friends and I can play?
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Minecraft Server connection timeout issues from outside

I've set up a minecraft server (Vanilla 1.13.2). The server runs fine for local play within my LAN for a long time now but a particular outside connection just won't work. Please feel free to migrate ...
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My minecraft server is running but i can't connect to it

So i just started my own server and i tried to connect to it with localhost and with my ip. But it doesn't work and it won't let me connect to my own server and it always said that i'm disconnected. I'...
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Spigot permission node for specific functions?

If I want to give a certain group of people permission to run functions in a specific directory, for example: world/data/functions/custom/admin <-- functions for admins world/data/functions/custom/...
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Can the server owner disable cosmetic items?

Valve designed Team Fortress 2 classes with distinct silhouettes to effectively convey visual information to the player. Hats and other cosmetic items can greatly hamper visibility and may change the ...
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How can I determine the bottleneck for block lag?

There are some questions on this already, but many of them seem to apply to 1.9 only, or be caused by a broken version of Java. What I want to know instead is how to actually determine the bottleneck ...
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Putting Command Block Based Mini Games on Public Server

My friends and I have created our own original Minecraft mini-games over the past year. All our games are powered entirely by command block, not plugins. My friends and I want to share some of our ...
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Minecraft Server - Performance implications of different Garbage Collectors?

Since my specific question at What Startparameters to choose for a modded Minecraft server? got mostly misunderstood, let's boil it down to one question. What performance implications do the ...
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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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How do I configure the item decay time (of a death corpse bag) in my ARK server?

I have set the GlobalItemDecompositionTimeMultiplier field with a value of 1.0 inside the [/Script/ShooterGame.ShooterGameMode] section of the Game.ini file. A multiplier of 1.0 I read that in ...
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Force print message to log with commandBlockOutput=false

I'm running a Vanilla Minecraft: JE Server (v. 1.12.2) and so far so good. There is only a problem I encountered: griefers. I've already set up a system that logs how many times a player uses a ...
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Do /tellraw selectors refer to the reader or the executing entity/block?

I have an arbitrary Command Block. Using minecraftjson.com I set it up to /tellraw everyone: "[ the selector @p ] is a new player on the server. Greet them!". /tellraw @a ["",{"selector":"@p","color"...
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Join terraria server using ip address on mobile version

I'm running a terraria server and would like to be able to join the world I am running via the mobile version of the game (running on Android). Is it possible to join via the mobile version using the ...
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TF2 Last Map not rotating to First Map

My TF2 Trade Plaza server has only 2 maps: trade_plaza_2 trade_plaza_station_square_v1 I have enabled TF2 voting to the the map and it works fine when I am on the first map (trade_plaza_2). When I ...
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How to setup a dedicated Call of Duty Black Ops Server?

I'm very late to the game (literally) and just now getting into Call of Duty Black Ops multiplayer. I'd like to be able to setup a dedicated game server am looking for the basic steps to install, and ...
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Are there economy-related commands in clean HLDS?

Are there economy-related commands in clean HLDS? I know that there is mp_startmoney at very least but I also remeber that there are others like a frag bounty and round winning bounty and many more.
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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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Ticking Entity Error on Minecraft Server

my server crashed today after me doing nothing much at all on it. But every time I tried to start it again the same error occured directly after loading the world. I did not yet look into the ...
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Ark: Survival Evolved. Deleting a tribe and structures using admin commands

I have an Ark Server. When I started I created a tribe Called KIV. For some reason the tribe governance was all messed up and all my Dinos and Structures belonged to the tribe and not to me, it ...
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Is there a way to ping a Minecraft server for basic information?

I am setting up a basic monitoring (with monit) for my children's Minecraft server. My plan is to check whether port 25565 is open but it would be nice if I could gather some more information to ...
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Does internet speed or computer speed affect the FPS of the server?

Does the internet speed or computer speed of the host affect the fps of a minecraft server? If so how to make the fps better without tinkering with the internet speed.
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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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How do I start a Terraria server on Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Mono on my Ubuntu 12.04 server with the following commands: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 3FA7E0328081BFF6A14DA29AA6A19B38D3D831EF echo "deb http:/...
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Join a tribe as admin - Ark Survival Evolved

So yesterday on my single player game I stupidly left my own tribe. The issue is that all the structures and Dino's were set to tribe owned and not personal owned. How do I force to join the tribe ...
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How can I configure a TF2 server for bots vs. humans?

I would like to configure my TF2 server so that whenever a new user joins, they are assigned to a team without bots, only humans. The opposite team should be all bots are on the reverse team. Is ...
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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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Console Message: Set score of cat for player [player guid] to #

I have a server which I rented for my daughter and her friends. When you go into a certain area of the map, the server console will display a message like this about 20 times per second, and it's ...
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How do you make command block output not show up in the console? [duplicate]

Context: If you thought this (a picture) was annoying, wait til' you see this unsurpressable mess: Question: How do I stop command blocks outputting to the console? Also, the following command does ...
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How can I block a player on the IGS server?

How can I block a player on the Internet Go Server (IGS) server? It probably works the same on chess servers. None of the commands seem to block players: README decline info ...
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Setting up CSGO dedicated server with Hamachi

I installed a csgo dedicated and then i added a server.cfg, installed sourcmod and metamod. When i was done i connected to xx.xx.xxx.xx:27015 but i couldn't connect. I got the error "Disconnected ...
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How big an area is spawn chunk(s)

This is a fairly basic question, but I can't seem to find a definite answer anywhere. I'm setting up a spawn for a public server and need to put command blocks in the spawn chunk or chunks, where it's ...
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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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Where do I put my map specific config for a Team Fortress 2 server?

I've tried putting the map config in the following locations: tf/cfg/cp_process_final.cfg tf/maps/cp_process_final.cfg tf/maps/cfg/cp_process_final.cfg I execute rcon changelevel cp_process_final ...
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Random people are trying to join my server

I host a Whitelisted Minecraft server and recently we've set up a domain name and connected to that using an A-Name DNS record. As of that point in time, which was about October of 2015, I've noticed ...
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How can I set up my server so the teams are always balanced?

I'm setting up a TF2 server, and I want to set it up so that when a player joins the server, they have to join the side that has less players. This way, the teams will stay fairly even. What commands ...
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How do I access a Minecraft server running on my PC on the same PC?

I have installed Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta v0.13.0 on my Windows 10-based PC. I am also running a MinePocket v1.6dev-51 (support v0.13.0) server on the same PC on port 19132 [edit: I managed ...
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Is it possible to set up a private server for both PC and Console in Battlefield 4?

We are a group of friends (about 10 or so). Some of us own Battlefield 4 on PC, some on Xbox, and some on PS3/4. On official servers we can't play together (since consoles have a bit of autoaim). We ...
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TF2 Game Server Map Cycle Help

I was just wondering how I could link the start up script (tf.sh) and link it to a the mapcycle.txt file in /steamcmd/tf2/tf/cfg/mapcycle.txt... Or if there is any other way for it to change levels ...
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How do I change the gamemode for my Team Fortress 2 server from capture the flag to payload?

How can I change the game mode in tf2 server? in the server.cfg file?
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MOTD Advertisement for CS:GO Server

I have sprung up a 66TICK CS:GO server via hosting (Provider being Hypanova) and have successfully edited the ...\csgo\motd.txt file to look something like so: //MOTD points to server http://...
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Changing the player limit for a team

Is there a way, using the console, to force limit only one player for a team? I am setting up a private Hide and Seek server and I want to have the Seekers (Counter-Terrorists) to have a maximum of ...
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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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Run a command when a player first joins a server

As the title suggests, I'm looking for a way to run a command on every player who joins the server for the first time. Is this possible with a vanilla CS:GO server, or is there a plugin required to ...
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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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Kicked for dying too many times on my CS:GO server

I want to make an MG server with my friends but have encountered a problem. I don't know how to change the number of suicides to an "unlimited" number. This is a big problem because after someone ...
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How do I change the loaded map and config files on a rented Counter Strike: Global Offensive server?

I just rented a fresh game server, and performed my initial setup. The server is loading de_dust on startup, and I would like it to load de_nuke. I would then like it to load the ESL config. I tried ...
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Op levels for staff

I've heard rumors that in 8.1+ you can set different op levels for different users. I have a new server, and I want to give staff members op level 3 so that they can kick and ban people if needed. ...