Updated Wednesday, October 7, , by Linode. Install the screen utility , which will be used later when running SteamCMD. Game servers and clients are an especially ripe target for attack. Use our Securing Your Server guide to:. Add a limited Linux user to your server. Be sure to give the steam user sudo privileges. Harden SSH access. Remove unused network-facing services. Create two files named v4 and v6 in your home directory to record your IPv4 and IPv6 firewall rules:. Some Steam games require a few additional rules which can be found in our Steam game guides.
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In the example below, the server is installed into the user's home directory in a directory called hlserver. Basic installation and configuration of a dedicated server is almost the same on most Linux distributions, but small details, such as package names and directories may differ from distribution to distribution. It is recommended that you check your package manager's repositories for the required packages before continuing. Check that page for additional details and suggestions. Information on that page and this one may also be useful on other Unix-like platforms. This article has been written according to standard Linux terminal documentation syntax, meaning the following:. If your server is running Docker , you can simply use:. The container will automatically update the game on startup, so if there is a game update just restart the container.
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The command-line tool for quick, simple deployment and management of Linux dedicated game servers. Traditionally game servers are not easy to manage yourself. Admins often have to spend hours messing around trying to get their server working. LinuxGSM is a command-line tool designed to be as simple as possible, allowing admins to spend less time on management and more time gaming. LinuxGSM checks dependencies, downloads game server files and loads default configs allowing a game server to be ready in minutes. LinuxGSM keeps itself and your game server updated. SteamCMD is the command-line version of the Steam client. Its primary use is to install and update dedicated servers available on Steam.