Hosting CS:S server with dedicated

By jowki91
Sep 5, 2008
  1. So, i'm trying to host a server on Counter Strike: Source. Thing is, i can't get it online. When i'm trying to host it, with dedicated server, the server ip becomes "" which i guess i my local ip?

    I've tried to do several different things. On my router i switched on something called "auto ip" and the router ip changed from to something starting with 169, but i see that all ip's start with 192?

    Well, to make my question a bit easier. How can i get my server online? Do i need to talk to my network dealer to get a static ip or something? Or can i i do i myself?

    I know, i'm horrible explaining, but if you understood anything of what i just wrote and think you can help, please try :) All help is deeply appriciated!

    (sorry for my bad english, not from any english speaking country ;) )
  2. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 536   +21

    i can host one for you and / or if you want we could go trogh it step by step tomorrow?
  3. jowki91

    jowki91 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    If we could go through it step by step it would be wonderfull! :)
  4. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 536   +21

    u have steam?
  5. jowki91

    jowki91 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yeah, i have steam.
  6. radnam

    radnam TS Rookie Posts: 29

    Hey if you guys could share the steps with us as well it would help us guys as well
  7. Maftec

    Maftec TS Rookie

    Need help to

    Hey, i got the same problem. Any way you chould help me? :)
  8. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,144   +597

    the address is a LAN address and will not be usable to your users.

    To host ANYTHING;
    1. purchase a doman name; you then get a url and a static ip address assigned to that name
    2. purchase a hosting solution (ie where the sever will be located) OR get a busingess ISP connection and tell them your name/ip address
    The 27015 number is the PORT number which your game will listen for user connections and it can be anything the game can configure
  9. King Ping

    King Ping TS Rookie

    Cool i'll paly CS:S my adddy is badassdave and my other is razzer405
  10. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,144   +597

    These are NAMES, not addresses.
    Ping one of them to see the addresses.

    If they start with 192.168.x.x, then Internet users can not join your game.
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