Counter-Strike

Half-Life is a classic and many multiplayer games have been released on the source engine. The most famous is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
In the wiki, you’ll find information about everything from basic server settings to mod support.

Basic server configuration

Create backups

With your GPORTAL server, you can create backups if you wish. You receive free storage space for saving your game play.

Note Please note that backups are not created automatically.

How to create a backup via the web interface:

  1. Log on to our website
  2. Click on “My Server” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the server
  4. Click on “Backup” in the “Administration” menu on the left
  5. Click on “Create Backup
  6. The server stops for the backup
  7. After creating the backup, the server restarts automatically
  8. Alternatively, click on “Restart

Important No backups can be saved between 19:00 and 21:00 (CET).

Further server configuration

How do I Install MetaMods and SourceMods?

  1. Download MetaMod for Linux*
  2. Unzip “.tar.gz” and “.tar” files
  3. The unzipped files contain the “addons” folder
  4. Download the SoureMod**
  5. Unzip “.tar.gz” and “.tar” files
  6. The unzipped files contain the “addons” and “cfg” folders
  7. Log on with your GPORTAL account
  8. Select the server
  9. Stop the server
  10. Click on “Basic Settings” in the menu on the left
  11. Make a note of the FTP access data
  12. Connect to the FTP Server using an FTP Client
  13. Upload the folder in the “root folder of the respective game
  14. Restart the server

*MetaMod Download: http://www.sourcemm.net/downloads.php?branch=stable
** SourceMod Download: https://www.sourcemod.net/downloads.php?branch=stable

How do I generate GSL token for CS:GO server?

  1. Generate a GSL token at https://steamcommunity.com/dev/managegameservers
  2. Set the “App ID” to “730
  3. Use “Memo Text” to easily assign the server
  4. Click on “Create” and reload the page
  5. Copy the token
  6. Log on with your GPORTAL account
  7. Select the server
  8. Click on “Basic Settings” in the menu on the left
  9. Stop the server
  10. Paste the token into “Game Server Login Token
  11. Save the changes and restart the server

Note

A Steam account is required for the GSL Token (“G”ame “S”erver “L”ogin “T”oken). The token is associated with this Steam account and must be entered on the server, otherwise it will not start.
Do not pass on the token.
A token can only be used on one server.

Prerequisites for generating tokens:
– Account may not be banned or blocked
– Not be limited (https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=3330-IAGK-7663 )
– Account must own the CS:GO game
– Maximum 1,000 servers per account

How do I install workshop maps?

  1. Generate a Web API key at http://steamcommunity.com/dev/apikey
  2. Enter your domain in the “Domain name” field
    (Alternatively: g-portal.com)
  3. Log on with your GPORTAL account
  4. Select the server
  5. Click on “Basic Settings” in the menu on the left
  6. Stop the server
  7. Enter the Web API key under “Steam Workshop” -> “Auth Key
  8. Search for maps and add them
  9. Maps are installed after restarting the server