How to log in through the server issue:
1.First browse to your EverQuest directory.
2.Right click "eqgame.exe".
3.Create a shortcut of "eqgame.exe" and send it to your Desktop
4.(if you want to) The icon will be named "Shortcut to eqgame". Rename your shortcut to EverQuest
5.Right click shortcut, and select "Properties"
6.Paste the following text into the 'Target:' in the short cut properties -- "C:\Users\Public\Sony Online Entertainment\Installed Games\EverQuest\eqgame.exe" patchme /login:YourAccountUserNameHere --
7.If it isn't working be sure you put your account user name where 'YourAccountUserNameHere' is in the text to copy into the 'Target:' on step 6.
Instruction Source: http://articles.eqresource.com/bypasslaunchpad.php