Left 4 Dead (LFD) | Server Configuration Print

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It's easy to configure your Pingperfect Left 4 Dead (LFD) Server. Just follow the steps below.

  1. Open the 'Configuration Files' section from your control panel.
  2. Select the 'Text Editor' option next to 'left4dead\cfg\server.cfg'
  3. Refer to the Example Configuration below and change the respective settings where you need to do so in order to configure your server to your desires.

//Host Name

hostname "L4D Server"

// Rcon Cvars

rcon_password "a367a" //Sets remote control password


// Server password

sv_password "" 


//in game browser

sv_flags "Browser"


// Server Cvars

mp_disable_autokick 1 //Prevents a userid from being auto-kicked

sv_allow_color_correction 0 //Allow or disallow clients to use color correction on this server.

sv_allow_wait_command 0 //Allow or disallow the wait command on clients connected to this server.

sv_alltalk 0 //Players can hear all other players, no team restrictions

sv_alternateticks 0 //If set, server only simulates entities on even numbered ticks.

sv_cheats 0 //Allow cheats on server

sv_clearhinthistory 0 //Clear memory of server side hints displayed to the player.

sv_consistency 1 //Whether the server enforces file consistency for critical files

sv_contact "your_admin@whatever.com" //Contact email for server sysop

sv_downloadurl "" //Location from which clients can download missing files


// Lan or internet play, Server region cvars

//sv_lan 0 //Server is a lan server ( no heartbeat, no authentication, no non-class C addresses )

sv_region 0 // Region Codes: 0 - US East coast, 1 - US West coast, 2 - South America, 3 - Europe, 4 - Asia, 5 - Australia, 6 - Middle East, 7 - Africa, 255 - world


// Server Logging

sv_log_onefile 0 //Log server information to only one file.

sv_logbans 1 //Log server bans in the server logs.

sv_logecho 0 //Echo log information to the console.

sv_logfile 1 //Log server information in the log file.

sv_logflush 0 //Flush the log file to disk on each write (slow).

sv_logsdir "logs" //Folder in the game directory where server logs will be stored.


//Server Rates

sv_maxcmdrate 100 //(If sv_mincmdrate is > 0), this sets the maximum value for cl_cmdrate.

sv_unlag 1

sv_maxunlag .5

//Fix to get your server onto the master lists

setmaster add

setmaster add

sv_steamgroup //this is your groups steam group id.. allows members to join from main menu add

//sv_steamgroup_exclusive 1 //to make it exclusive and private

// Difficulty of the current game  (easy, normal, hard, impossible)

z_difficulty normal


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