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Old 12-12-2003, 08:08 AM   #1
weirdaliens
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set up cs server


ok i have set up a dedicated server for counterstrike i can play it on lan but cant get it to go on internet.now i have to computers one withe mandrake on it and the other has xp the internet goes through the computer with xp on it the conection to the internet works on both computers but i cant find the ip or port number the server(cs) needs to connect to the internet....sorry im a noob plz awnser in plan english ;-)thnx
 
Old 12-12-2003, 09:19 AM   #2
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If you can connect from the LAN (I'm assuming the server is set up on linux so you can play on your XP machine), but not from the internet, I think you need to add the 'real' IP address to your startup line.

On your LAN, the linux box probably has an internal only address, such as 192.168.0.5, but the address other people need it the one assigned by your ISP.

If you ISP assignes you the IP address of (for example) 68.55.120.52, you would need to add +ip xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx with the xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx being replaced with your ISP assigned IP address.

Its been a while since I've hosted a HL server, but one thing to remember is to open up the ports on your broadband router (I hope to hell you have one of these) so people can get in. Can't remember the specific ports off the top of my head, but do some searching and they're easy to find.
 
  


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