Guide – How To Start – Insurgency – Game Server on Windows Server 2016

Insurgency is a multiplayer tactical first-person shooter video game. The game received positive reviews from game critics and comparison to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The objective of Insurgency varies between a big variety of game modes.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

How to create and connect to Insurgency for Windows 2016

  1. Before starting the server, open the “server start.bat” file with a text editor. To do this, click on it with the right mouse button and select “Edit”.
  1. Set the parameters in a way convenient for you:

-console – required to start the server only in console mode. Helps to reduce VM’s load.

-game insurgency – required to start the server with Insurgency.

+maxplayers 32 – indicates the maximum number of players on the server.

+map market_coop– determine first map on the server

-port 27015 – game Communication Port

  1. After setting up the “server start.bat” file, run it.
  2. To connect to the server, start the “Insurgency” game on your PC, open the console with the “~” key on your keyboard, write connect %vm_adress% and press “Enter” to connect. For example: connect 127.0.0.1

Server update

If you were unable to connect to the server, you should update the server. To do this, connect to the VM through RDP and do the following:

  1. Shutdown the server (type exit in server console).
  2. Go to the “C:\steamcmd” folder and open the “steamcmd” file
  3. Enter the following commands in the sequence:

> login anonymous

> force_install_dir “C:\ins-ds”

> app_update 237410 validate

  1. Wait until the server is updated, and run “server start.bat” file from the desktop again.

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