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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.

Many games have the ability to host multiplayer play built-in, while others require a dedicated server version of the game, and some games have both options.

Usage

Use the tag 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, please use the tag for that game instead, For example, use for Minecraft dedicated server questions.

You can use if your question is concerning general networking and connectivity.

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