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Port forwarding MC server

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Techtocc, Mar 25, 2017.

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  1. Techtocc

    Techtocc Thread Starter

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    Hello newbie here,

    I need some help
    I'm trying to setup a Minecraft server on my Raspberry Pi 3b with raspbian, it is working and i can play on it with my PC connected to the same network as the Pi.
    Now i want some friends that can play on it too, so i tried to setup port forwarding so my friends can join, on my router site (I have a Fritz!box Fon WLAN 7360) i can set one up "easily".
    I get a tab that looks like this

    Port forwarding enabled for: (other aplications)
    Name: (mcserver)
    Protocol: (TCP)
    From port: (25565) to port: (25565)
    To computer: (raspberry Pi)
    To ip adress: (xxx.xxx.xxx.xx)
    To port: (25565)

    What i filled in is between brackets!
    I already tried with a friend to play on it, i could play but when he filled in xxx.xxx.xxx.xx:25565 he couldn't play on it.
    Also when i go to *yougetsignal port forwarding tester* it shows that the port is closed, but i'm running the server on the Pi. What am I doing wrong?
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2017
  2. cwwozniak

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    It is possible that your Internet Service Provider is blocking the port. Check you terms of service to see if your are allowed to run any kind of server on your account.
     
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