The dedicated server component can be run as a Windows Service using FireDaemon Pro, which allows you to have the dedicated server start automatically at boot prior to login, start multiple instances of the dedicated server and more. First download and extract SteamCMD. Next edit the properties of the shortcut and in the target box, at the end of it with a space before the following , put:. Now click the shortcut you created and let it run to download the Half-Life 2: Deathmatch server files. It might take a few hours to update everything. You should also run the shortcut every week or so to grab the latest server updates. Make sure to stop your server first. HL2DM uses one configuration file to store its settings.
Before You Begin
LinuxGSM is the command-line tool for quick, simple deployment and management of Linux dedicated game servers. SteamCMD by Valve is used to install and update this game server. Steam uses appid Update history is available from SteamDB. Dependencies Ubuntu Debian CentOS Before installing, you must ensure you have all the dependencies required to run hl2dmserver. From the command-line do the following. Ensuring you have also installed the required dependencies.
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In this article, I will explain how to install, configure and run the Source dedicated server. I will start with the minimum requirements and then move to the installation of a classic Counter-Strike: Source dedicated server. The rest of the article deals with other server sundries such as admin etiquette, plug-ins, etc.
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