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  • How to host a Killing Floor 2 Server

    Killing Floor 2 Dedicated Server (Tripwire Wiki)
    Pretty, what do we blow up first? - Myn Donos

  • #2
    Originally posted by Yoshiro View Post
    The APPID for download a KF2 server from SteamCMD is:

    app_update 232130

    example:
    login anonymous
    force_install_dir ./KillingFloor2Server
    app_update 232130 validate
    quit


    Example launch batch file:

    start .\Binaries\win64\kfserver kf-bioticslab?difficulty=0

    This will launch the game on Biotics Lab on Normal.
    Hi Yoshiro,

    I've downloaded the server and added the exception to the firewall but am unable to see it. Ive tried to confirm the ports in use, but it seems like every config file references another config file.

    Can you confirm which INI's we should be using to config?

    Also, since updating the client to 1003 on a seperate machine, I am unable to see any server including the local one. Any suggestions for this?

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    • #3
      I have downloaded and installed the server, but Steam is currently down and I cant test.

      Can you confirm the config INI's we should be using Yoshiro?
      Last edited by chief0; 04-14-2015, 07:17 PM.

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      • #4
        Steam has returned, as have the official servers, but I still cant see the server on the LAN tab with the default configuration.

        I can see port 7777 is listening and open in the firewall.

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        • #5
          Testing out the INI's seems to finally lead back to installdir\KFGame\Config\PCServer-*.ini

          I've changed the port and confirmed through netstat that all is functioning there, but I am still unable to see any game in the LAN tab.

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          • #6
            And finally for the last post, All seems to be functioning now. My console was not updating with a Steam Game server UID, which I will chalk up to being an issue with Steam...

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            • #7
              An easy way to configure your server is through the Web Admin interface. You can enable and access this by changing:

              In the following file: ..\killingfloor2server\KFGame\Config\KFWeb.ini

              Change bEnabled=false to bEnabled=true

              Start your server with:
              start .\Binaries\win64\kfserver kf-bioticslab?adminname=USER_HERE?adminpassword=PASS_ HERE?difficulty=1

              You can then access the Web admin interface at: http://localhost:8080 or remotely from http://serverip:8080

              Log in is the user and pass you set in the batch file.
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              • #8
                TY Yashiro,

                Can you list the ports to forward and whether TCP or UDP or both? And any other particulars.
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                • #9
                  Is there a way to specify the ip and port on the command line ?

                  Also is the steam port dependent on the servers game port
                  Last edited by Xcaliber; 04-14-2015, 11:38 PM.

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                  • #10
                    For anyone else missing libraries, you'll need to isntall DirectX and the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package

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                    • #11
                      What ports must be opened?
                      KF-DarkZone released! Check it out...

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                      • #12
                        Would like to know the ports as well, nothing I have tried in Gametracker is working, yet the server is up and populated.
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                        • #13
                          7777/UDP, 20560/UDP, 27015/UDP and 8080/TCP for the webinterface

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                          • #14
                            Thanks, I tried 7777 and 27015 as the query over at Gametracker, still no joy, maybe they need to update their query for the KF2 Servers?
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                            • #15
                              Interesting, the RO2 query works fine.

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