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I am currently trying to set up an IRC server in windows. I just finished my config file which just changes a couple of things and lets you connect to the server, but every time I start UnrealIRCd it does not succesfully start. Instead it logs the following error: Error binding stream socket to IP {my ip address} port 6667

I have the config file written out correctly and very simply, just changing the keys, IP addresses and ports.

My only problem is when I open unrealircd to start running the server it never runs it, does anyone know whats wrong or how to fix this?

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Please edit and provide more detail. – Paul Jan 11 '12 at 22:29
You might also want to have a look at log files produced by the application. Those often give you a clue about what is going wrong. If it doesn't start at all, it is likely an error in your config file. – ChrisiPK Jan 11 '12 at 22:50
ok, after checking the log im getting this error "Error binding stream socket to IP {my ip address} port 6667, ive tried multiple ports too, any ideas?, could it be a router issue – Shantanu Jan 12 '12 at 1:22
@Shantanu Is the address of the PC you are running the server same as the IP address in the configuration, or are you using a public address in the config and your server has a private address? – Paul Jan 12 '12 at 5:50
im using the same public server for both – Shantanu Jan 13 '12 at 1:01

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