How to make your server public with a token
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For most games, you need to add a token to your server to make your server public.
For Steam games, you can create a token at this link
Please note that in order to create a Steam token you need to have an unlimited account and meet other requirements. You can read more about these requirements at the same link
Creating a game token
Let's consider the creation of a game token using the example of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
First, go to this link
Next, fill in the ID and Name and click Create
The ID depends on the game you are creating the token for. You can view a complete list of all IDs for Steam games here
We have created a Steam token, how to use it and which server files to add it to, we will tell later
Adding a game token to the server
After you have created a token, you need to add it to the server.
Let's continue with our Counter-Strike: Global Offensive example.
Go to panel, choose a server. Next, click on settings and insert the token into the Steam token parameter.
The name of this parameter may be different for other games, one of the most common names is GSLT
If it is not there, you can add the token to the game configuration files.
These are different files for different games, in our case, you need to add the parameter sv_setsteamaccount "YOUR_STEAM_TOKEN" to server.cfg