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: ForumHow to setup my own game server ForumGeneral Home Network Setup /Upgrade with a Linux Server ForumWhat type of server setup for Windows Server 2008? ForumCounter strike 1 6 dedicated server setup help using router ForumUSB, and help on server Linux setup ? ForumWant to build a dedicated game server at home. ForumServer setup ????? Please help ForumServer setup . ForumNeed help setting a gaming server ForumI need some advice about a home server setup ForumWhich RAID setup for 26TB Media Server / HTPC ? ForumServer Setup of Free-To-Play Game ForumLan setup please help ForumBest drive setup for small server ForumFreeBSD NAS + ZFS multiple array setup for Home Server ForumFirst Time Water-Cooling Setup , Help Needed Please ForumNeed help setting a gaming server ForumPulling DHCP from Cable Modem instead of wireless router Forum1Gbps network performance issues on Linux server ForumWhat's to maintaining a web server? More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !