//If set to 2, the server will force all clietn files to come from steam and not load pure_server_ ///////////////////////// //communication sv_voiceenable 1 //default 1; enable/disable voice comm sv_alltalk 0 //default 0; Players can hear all other players' voice communication, no team restrictions ///////////////////////// //LOGGING log on //Creates a logfile (on | off) sv_logecho 0 //default 0; Echo log information to the console.
SRCDS is chiefly used by server providers who want to serve up as many games from the same computer as they can.
Dedicated Servers are often made to be online 24/7, and to be accessed from anywhere (world wide), they are NOT used for LAN server or listen servers, they are public servers and any player can join them, later you can limit the access to the server and allow only the server steam group members to join if you want.
sv_clearhinthistory 0 //(command)Clear memory of server side hint displayed to the player.
sv_consistency 0 //default 1; Whether the server enforces file consistency for critical files sv_pausable 0 //default 0; is the server pausable sv_forcepreload 1 //default 0; Force server side preloading sv_pure_kick_clients 0 //default 1; If set to 1, the server will kick clients with mismatchng files. sv_pure 0 //If set to 1, server will force all client files execpt whitelisted ones (in pure_server_whitelist.txt) to match server's files.
rcon_password "Your rcon password here" // write your rcon password here.
z_difficulty Normal // change your difficulty here, difficulties are Easy, Normal, Hard and Impossible.
Through this guide you will be able to run and manage your own dedicated server, this guide includes a lot of steps to configure and modify your server, some of them are required steps and a must to do, and some are additional :- *Steam Console Client *Dedicated Server Patch - to allow non-steam users to join your server.
**Crash Protection - to restart your server if it crashed.
There are 3 ways you can follow in this guide to download your Left 4 Dead 2 Dedicated Server, pick the one you like or you see that its easy :- Now before you can download the dedicated server files first, you will have to login to Steam Servers, luckily you don't have to login with a steam account to download Left 4 Dead 2 Dedicated Server files, you can login as an anonymous.