How do I fix the rainbow six siege "server unreachable" problem?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

If you're playing Rainbow Six Siege and you get the error code "server unreachable," it means that the game's servers are down and you cannot connect to them. This can happen for a variety of reasons, including maintenance or server issues.

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1. Check your internet connection

  1. In order to check your internet connection, you will first need to open up a web browser.
  2. Type in the following address into the web browser: http://diagnostic.pingdom.com
  3. If the connection is good, the website should display a green message saying that the connection is working. If the connection is not good, the website will display a red message indicating that the connection is not working.
  4. You can also try to connect to the internet using a different device. If you are still experiencing problems, you can try to connect to the internet using a different network.

2. Check if the server is down

1.In your web browser, open the server status page. 2.If the server is not responding, there may be a problem with the network or the server itself. 3.If the server is down, you can try to restart it by clicking the “Restart” button on the status page. 4.If the server still does not respond, contact your administrator.

3. Check if you are banned from the server

  1. Go to the main menu and select the "Server" option.
  2. In the "Server Info" window, find the "Banned Users" tab and check the "Yes, I am banned" checkbox.
  3. Click the "Apply" button.
  4. If the "Banned Users" tab now says "No, I am not banned" then you are not banned and no further action is necessary.

4. Check if you are using a VPN

  1. Go to the "Settings" menu on your PS4, and select "System"
  2. On the "System" screen, select "Network"
  3. On the "Network" screen, select " Open Network Settings "
  4. Under the "Connection Type" heading, select " VPN "
  5. If the "VPN" option is not available, then you are not using a VPN and your PS4 is not connected to a VPN.
  6. In the "VPN" settings screen, select a VPN provider from the list
  7. Enter the VPN's login information, and select "Connect"
  8. If the "Connect" button is not available, then the VPN connection has failed. Try again later.
  9. If the "Connect" button is available, then the VPN connection has been established. The next step is to verify that the VPN is working.
  10. To verify that the VPN is working, open a web browser on your computer and type the VPN's IP address into the address bar.
  11. If the VPN is working, the web browser should display the correct IP address. If the VPN is not working, the web browser should display the IP address of your local network.

5. Check if you have the correct IP address

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to http://showip.net.
  2. Enter your computer's IP address into the text box and click on the "Show IP" button.
  3. If the IP address shown is the correct one, you'll see a green "Status: OK" box next to it. If not, you'll need to correct the address and try again.