game server setup help Tags: Routers Servers Networking Last response: November 9, 2008 11:06 PM in Networking Share 50bmg November 8, 2008 10:03:44 PM I am trying to set up a cod5 beta server as practice for the retail release. I have the server set up just fine. The problem is no players can see the server or join when i invite them. Network specs: Comcast Cable internet - 6Mb download /1.1Mb upload Comcast supplied cable modem - Motorola Surfboard SB1500 D-Link Router Dl-524, version C1, firmware version 3.23. server specs: Pentium D 920 2G DDR2 667 nvidia 7600GT 256M DDR3 netgear FA311v2 network card windows xp HE sp3 - new install - windows firewall OFF. I set up a static IP per: http://portforward.com/networking/static-xp.htm I have set up a virtual server per: http://portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/... still, no one can join. Does anyone have any tips? thanks More about : game server setup Thanatopsis November 9, 2008 10:28:38 AM Can you connect to the server from a machine thats on the same subnet? Or is it only machines outside the firewall that can't connect? 50bmg November 9, 2008 1:00:31 PM I can connect to the server from my game pc. players outside my home network can not connect. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Thanatopsis November 9, 2008 11:06:49 PM It's definitely a problem with your port forwarding then. Can you specify what ports to listen on in the server software? Are you sure your forwarding the correct ones? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved$2500 - $3000 Build [Game/PS/Server] Help/Advice/Recomm.? Forum Need help choosing server for home setup Forum SolvedNeed help to setup between server/ client Forum NAS/Home Server Setup Help Forum F20 Samba Server - Install, Setup and Map - Help please! Forum Server Setup of Free-To-Play Game Forum How to setup my own game server Forum Help with Plex Media Server setup? Forum Can this setup run this game? Please help Forum Home server network setup HELP! Forum Client/Server network setup help Forum SolvedGaming Server Build Help Forum Help setup Win2008 server Forum Counter strike 1 6 dedicated server setup help using router Forum need help figuring out parts for game server box Forum SolvedLooking for a good headset/mic setup for gaming and youtube recording... Help???? Forum Solvedi5 gaming rig. Looking for help with power supply, efficiency/dollar value of build, and questions on multimonitor setup Forum SolvedGaming PC Help Setup? Forum SolvedGaming, Art, and Animation Desktop Setup Help Forum SolvedI need help finding a good GPU for my setup, or anything else i need to change for a good gaming machine? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !