Dota 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena MOBA video game developed and published by Valve. The game is a sequel to Defense of the Ancients DotA. This allows you to start and run the dedicated server automatically when Windows boots and before login. FireDaemon Pro also allows you to start multiple instances of the game server, monitoring them and automatically restarting those instances in the event they crash. FireDaemon Fusion can also be used to manage your Dota 2 service, plus other Windows services via your web browser. Please follow the steps below to set up a Dota 2 dedicated server as a Windows service with FireDaemon Pro.
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1) Add port forwarding rules for the required ports
EDIT8: june : I updated this guide but it may not be perfect. The original post up to EDIT6 can be found here. UE3 also needed an open port, and one of the. Most issues are caused by faulty port forwarding. If your server is not appearing on the server browser, make sure and the beacon port default: are properly forwarded.
For scripts that you can run on your own dedicated server, see Dedicated server scripts. The server has been tested on Ubuntu Memory requirements increase as the number of connected players increases. Some mods increase RAM more than others. On Windows Server R2, the server uses 2.
Networking Overview. Client-Server Model. Multiplayer Programming Quick Start.