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Failed to Bind to Port

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Often, if you delete your server.properties file, or install a mod, your server may not start. It is crucial to check the Web Console to see if you are affected by this particular error.

Diagnosis

  1. Login to the GamePanel and navigate to your server's homepage.
  2. Click the Restart button in the main info block. This can be found adjacent to the RAM meter.

  3. Allow a few seconds for the restart to complete, then click on the Web Console icon.

  4. You will see recent log items from your server. If you see FAILED TO BIND TO PORT, continue to resolve the issue below. 


Resolution

  1. Login to the GamePanel and navigate to your server's homepage.
  2. Click the Configuration Files icon.

  3. Click CONFIGURATION EDITOR next to the server.properties file.

  4. If you receive the following pop-up, simply ignore it and click OK.

  5. The configuration editor automatically fixes any issues with your server. So, do not change anything - simply click SAVE in the top left corner.

  6. Now, return to your server's home page and click RESTART. The error should now be resolved.


Should your issue not be resolved, please contact our support team.








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