<p><br/> This is another "cant' set up a Minecraft server" post ... I hope someone can help. The short version is that the server works on my computer, but not his.<br/></p><br/><p><br/> Our computers are connected via Ethernet cable directly to the ASUS RT–AC86U router. His local IP address is<br/></p><br/><p><br/> The port forwarding settings are:<br/></p><br/><p><br/> Service Name Minecraft Source IP: (blank) Port Range Local IP: Local Port: TCP: 25565 BOTH<br/></p><br/><p><br/> If he is running Minecraft on his own computer and direct connects to the connection is established. <a href="">Minecraft Servers</a> If he enters an external IP (obtained via the "Network Map” page of the router settings) it will return the error:<br/></p><br/><p><br/> Failed to connect to the server$AnnotatedConnectException: Connection timed out: no further information<br/></p><br/><p><br/> When I try to connect from my computer to, I get the exact same error message from Minecraft.<br/></p><br/><p><br/> But here's the kicker ... Everything works if I run the server on my computer ( and modify the Local IP port forward settings according to my needs. I can connect to the Minecraft server using either my local IP or with the external IP.<br/> <a href="">Minecraft Servers</a> </p>

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