My server isnt responding

i dont really know how to fowerd ports but i opened 27015 and 27020 but i can see the server and so can freinds but it says server not responding? its on a deticated server to

i have the same problem and i dont know how to forward ports

If you cannot figure out how to forward your ports, you probably shouldn’t be hosting a server. Though if you really still do, you can either read about port forwarding at http://www.portforward.com, or rent one from the server hosts listed at: http://wiki.garrysmod.com/?title=Index_of_Gmod_Server_Hosts. If you still can’t figure out port forwarding, you will have to rent a server or you will not be able to have your own.