Unable to connect to server

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Karrot

Senior Member

08-30-2009

I'm sorry if this is addressed somewhere, I can't find it. I just tried to join my first normal game. After the champion select phase when the game started to run, I got an "Unable to connect to server" message that suggests there might be a problem with my firewall. There isn't a firewall in place, but some ports are blocked, so I'll be looking into that.


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Quizzical

Senior Member

08-30-2009

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Originally Posted by Karrot View Post
I'm sorry if this is addressed somewhere, I can't find it. I just tried to join my first normal game. After the champion select phase when the game started to run, I got an "Unable to connect to server" message that suggests there might be a problem with my firewall. My only guess would be that there's a problem with my school's firewall. Practice games work fine. Is there a port I can open or something?
If it helps at all the game server uses ports 5000-5050 UDP.

So you could try to open those. D:


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Karrot

Senior Member

08-31-2009

Also, here's a screenshot of the error:

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a4/...TroubleCut.jpg

Windows XP x64 Edition wouldn't be the problem, would it? (And yes, I disabled Windows Firewall, which is a worthless piece of junk anyhow.)


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Jesse Perring

NOC Technician

08-31-2009
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You may need to contact your school IT guy for permission to the LoL server.


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Karrot

Senior Member

09-01-2009

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You may need to contact your school IT guy for permission to the LoL server.
Thank you very much! What server is it - pvp.net, or something else?


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Blademasta

Junior Member

09-03-2009

I'm experiencing the same problem. Previous to the patch however, it worked fine. What exactly is the server (or ports) are needed to be allowed?


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Karrot

Senior Member

09-05-2009

It was working well for a while, then just got this error again. Curses.


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Shugs

Junior Member

09-10-2009

Has there been a solution to this? This seems to happen to me very randomly -- I am able to play some games, and others I can't.

I am behind a personal router, but I tested by plugging my desktop straight into the wall. Didn't solve the issue.

And if my school was blocking the ports, then I would not be able to connect at all. Again, it's just random games that I'm not able to connect to. IF I get in the game, I don't get disconnected from it either. So I think this is a problem with one of the later patches, and shouldn't be dismissed as simply saying 'forward your ports properly'. The issue is with the game that was created itself -- not the connection. It either allows me to join or it doesn't. The next one after it will allow me to join.


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Tunisiano

Junior Member

09-10-2009

this is off the original topic but it agrees with the title.

I moved to europe and i can't connect anymore. Is it a pure US server? how do i join again


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Karrot

Senior Member

09-21-2009

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Originally Posted by Shugs View Post
Has there been a solution to this? This seems to happen to me very randomly -- I am able to play some games, and others I can't.

I am behind a personal router, but I tested by plugging my desktop straight into the wall. Didn't solve the issue.

And if my school was blocking the ports, then I would not be able to connect at all. Again, it's just random games that I'm not able to connect to. IF I get in the game, I don't get disconnected from it either. So I think this is a problem with one of the later patches, and shouldn't be dismissed as simply saying 'forward your ports properly'. The issue is with the game that was created itself -- not the connection. It either allows me to join or it doesn't. The next one after it will allow me to join.
Nope. No solution yet. It's very annoying.


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