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A command line version of the Steam client. It is primarily used for downloading dedicated servers.

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SteamCMD dedicated CS:GO server can't connect

I'm trying to host a CS:GO server, but I can't get it to work. The ports are open from 27000-27030, as well as 4380. When I host it, I can see it under Lan in the server browser. But if I view the ...
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How to install a game to a Steam library using steamcmd

In principle, steamcmd is able to download any game. If used without force_install_dir, the game goes into the main library correctly. But if I specify another library using above mentioned parameter,...
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SteamCMD and Family Sharing on dedicated server

I'm upgrading to a new server soon and would like to make this one a bit more secure than my last one. Since many of the game server binaries I want to install require the game to have been brought, ...
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Official way to download workshop items in SteamCMD

Is there any official way to download workshop items in SteamCMD running on an off-site server? Examples would be maps for CS:GO or Garry's Mod. It is possible to download the files from a third-party ...
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The addons on my Garry's Mod server

When I create a server by SteamCMD, should I see my addons I subscribed? just like when I play an offline server? or my addons aren't active in the dedicated server?
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Debugging SteamCMD/CSGO not updating

I'm trying to update my Counter-Strike: Global Offensive server and Steam is giving the error code 0x6 however this error does not seem to be documented anywhere. [...] Update state (0x3) ...
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How does one install skyrim from steamcmd?

I am having trouble downloading skyrim from steamcmd. Below is the following problem. How does one install skyrim from steamcmd? steam@ger:~/stemcmd$ ./steamcmd.sh +login bcommeau +force_install_dir ....
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What is steamcmd?

I have steam installed on my computer, but I recently found it something called steamcmd? I am not sure what it is or whether it is installed when steam is installed? What can I do with steamcmd?
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How to automatically update a Team Fortress 2 server with SteamCMD?

I have a Windows server running Team Fortress 2 (TF2) with SteamCMD and I would like to enable auto-updates. For the moment, I have to do it manually with SteamCMD using the app_update command but ...
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SteamCMD "Error! App '237410' state is 0x10502 after update job"

I should most likely contact Steam Support as well about this, but my hope is this will be an easy fix. My friends and I recently purchased Insurgency, so, in an attempt to get a server running, I ...
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What are the pros and cons of using SteamCMD over Steam on a server?

I'm looking at running a server on a Windows machine for a game available on Steam. I can either install Steam on the server and use that, or use SteamCMD to run the server instead. Are there any pros/...
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How can I speed up SteamCMD download?

My app_update, on linux SteamCMD, is running extremely slow on my 100 MB/s network, so is there a way I could make it download faster? Maybe by changing the download location somehow? It also seems to ...
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How do I fix the error "Connection Failed After 4 Retries"?

I am trying to make a Gmod server, and believe I have everything set up correctly. I am using SteamCMD. I port forwarded all TDP/UDP between 27000 and 27050. I also port forwarded these ports in my ...
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Download CS:GO server without redownloading entire game

I'm trying to setup a home CS:GO server, but I want to do it without redownloading the entire game. I'm using Steamcmd to download the server and I've had a look at the files which it is downloading, ...
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