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    Cold-NiTe is offline Senior Member Community Builder
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    Default For anyone with this DCCSERVER Error...

    -`BOT- *** Last Chance For "/dccserver +s on ##"! Connecting...
    -`BOT- ** Closing Connection: Could not retrieve IP from Hostname
    If after typing "/dccserver +s on ##" where ## is the port number it gave you like 2032 or something, you still get this error, make sure you turn off hostmasking.

    /msg hostserv off
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    Mitty is offline Member Frequent Poster
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    I'm not an expert on IRC, but it might be possible that you have some type of firewall or NAT program that's masking your real IP address using a fake one, making it so the bot can't connect. HOWEVER, Since I'm not much into IRC of XDCC I don't know if the bot sends you a connect request, or you send the bot a request. Someone who's an expert of DCC post here please

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    When you XDCC a bot, it's you sending the bot a request. At least, that's what I've been told. I do this a lot, but I don't really understand all the mechanics of it since I've never run an XDCC bot or even an FSERVE.
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