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L4D2: Listen (local) server vs Dedicated server

Suggested to post here by @pppery. Original post is in Arqade. So I've been trying for more than two weeks to run a L4D2 Dedicated Server. However, no one but me can connect to it. I did port ...
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redirect all local requests for a domain name to local server

I host a small asp.net website for my business on a Windows Server 2019 box. I use IIS to host it and access it from both outside my local network (from home) and from within the network. I use a ...
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No internet with self hosted Wireguard VPN on Cloud VM

I setup a Wireguard VPN server on a Google Cloud VM but when connecting to it with the iOS client (running latest OS and app) nothing loads via the internet when the VPN is on (no browsing, emails, ...
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Self hosted game server security

Not sure if this is the correct place to post this question... My son keeps asking to set up a minecraft server on his PC which then gives him control over the "world" and he can invite ...
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How to make my selfhosted website use the IP of a remote server rather than the public IP of my home?

I have a running VM instance on Azure with a static IP. I need to know what's a simple method of making my website, that I'm hosting on a Raspberry Pi at home, accessible to anyone from the static IP ...
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Gitbucket self-Hosting on Nginx MYSQL configuration doesn't work

I'm configuring my own self hosted (on Nginx) gitbucket repository and my MYSQL configuration does not work as expected here under GITBUCKET_HOME/database.conf : db { url = "jdbc:mysql://...
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Serving a website from a local device that is accessible from the public IP address of a self-hosted remote VPN server

I'm self-hosting a VPN service (OpenVPN) on a remote server that has a static IP address. I got my local devices to connect to it with no problem and I'm able to access the apps I host locally from ...
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Force scripts on Windows server to use Wi-Fi adapter

In a small company we have set up a PC running Windows 10 as a 'server' and it is connected to the internet via Ethernet and Wi-Fi as well, through different ISPs. The Ethernet connection is behind a ...
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how to port forward securely for hosting a minecraft server

I am looking at starting a Minecraft server and am worried about the security surrounding having forwarded ports the server is on its own machine separate form my desktop, is there any way to increase ...
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Ethernet keeps cutting off by server

I am self-hosting a few servers on the attic and for some reason, after a while, the whole ethernet cable running up there cuts off. I've already narrowed it down to 1 of the pcs on the attic, because ...
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Can you use Bitwarden in the cloud but still have a self-hosted backup

I understand that Bitwarden can be used completely offline by self-hosting. But self-hosting has its "cons". At least for people who are not technologically inclined. But it also has its ...
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Dynamic DNS slow to load the first time

I've set up a simple webpage running off my home server and I'm having trouble getting it to load at a reasonable speed the first time round. The server is running the DuckDNS client and I'm using a ...
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Self hosted wordpress site super slow to resolve with dynamic dns on macOS

I host a developpement wordpress site on my Mac Mini with Mojave. I used to work with MAMP and thought it was the culprit but it's not, I get the same behaviour. I stripped down my install, removed ...
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self-hosting two webapps on subdomains, unable to configure / access the 2nd one (nginx)

I'm running a home server (Ubuntu 20.04) running nginx, and I'm having a bit of a sticky problem. Here's how it goes: SETUP: I have a website (call it example.com) hosted on a VPS, somewhere. I'm ...
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Access local web services remotely without a VPN

I have a collection of raspberry pis running a number of web-services on my home network, things such as a VScode webserver or a JupyterLab instance. It is often helpful for me to be able to securely ...
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How can I send email reports to myself from my home server?

One would think this is a dead simple thing, but apparently it isn't—or I just really suck at it. Context: I have a little home server hosting things like task-managers (TaskWarrior), my website, my ...
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Self-hosting without access to router

So I'm with an ISP that won't give me access to my router. When I moved into this apartment; I called them to ask what the router's password was to change my wi-fi's SSID & password. They told me ...
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Self-hosting WordPress site behind NAT results in private IP being shown in client

I'm experimenting with self hosting a WordPress site on a Raspberry Pi. I've got port forwarding set on my router (public IP 1.2.3.4) to forward port 10080 to my Raspberry Pi's private IP (192.168.2....
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Host a registered domain website on your own server

I have a registered domain and i need to use my own server to host my website, I have understood the risks of hosting my own site but anyways want to pursue this , so how to bind our registered domain ...
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How to attach domain to VPS server

I just bought a domain at godaddy whatever. I do have a VPS server hosted by iniz. Now when i try to link the domain which i just bought with my VPS server in my 'iniz client area' they want me to ...
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loading webpages hosted on home server randomly fails

I have a server that is running from my home on a LAMP stack. I have a few sites that work fine when I am on my local network but when I try to access them from outside the local network they randomly ...
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Allow another computer or mobile to access apache web server on PC(Win 7) through internet?

I downloaded and installed WAMPSERVER which is running perfectly. Now, I want to access it using my mobile. I went through these steps : http://dyn.com/support/wizard-js/#website WAMP Server ...
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Hardening a Home Server

I am thinking about setting up a modest web server using some old hardware and Ubuntu 12.04 or Debian 6. I am aware that by exposing a machine on my LAN to the outside world I become vulnerable to ...
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I want to host my website from home but my public IP merely loads up my DSL modem's admin screen? How to fix?

Network topography: Internet === Verizon DSL Modem === Time Capsule Router === Mac Mini web server I go to icanhazip.com and grab my public IP address. I throw it into a web browser and get...my ...
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VPS to replace MobileMe or Google Apps

All, Yes, this has been touched on in other questions, but I can't find something similar enough. I currently have Google Apps hosting personal email, calendars, contacts, etc. I do like the other ...
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What is the "big picture" or "first step" to pointing a newly purchased domain to my localhost?

I just purchased a domain name but I don't know what I'm doing yet. Before I get a hosting account, I want to test out some things on my own http://localhost/ How do I go about pointing the DNS to ...
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