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How to create and use Gameserver Login Tokens (GSLTs) for your dedicated CS:GO server

Background

Valve recently made a change to how their CS:GO servers operate. To start your CS:GO server, you’ll now need a Gameserver Login Token (GSLT) to be registered with your server. At the time of writing, this change is expected to go live sometime next week, according to Valve.

This may seem cumbersome at first, but is fairly easy to do. We’ll walk you through how to, step-by-step below.

One of the advantages of using GSLTs is that people who add your server to favorites will still be able to find and connect to your server, even if you change hosting provider and/or the IP / port of your server. This was something that previously was impossible.

At the bottom of this post, there’ll be an FAQ with some of the most common questions regarding GSLTs and answers to them. Continue reading