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The '''Half-Life Dedicated Server Update Tool''' or '''HLDSUpdateTool''' was a tool to update [[Half-Life Dedicated Server|GoldSrc]] and [[Source Dedicated Server|Source]] dedicated servers. It is no longer in use and has been replaced with [[SteamCMD]] instead.  
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The '''Half-Life Dedicated Server Update Tool''' or '''HLDSUpdateTool''' was a tool to update [[Half-Life Dedicated Server|GoldSrc]] and [[Source Dedicated Server|Source]] dedicated servers. It was deprecated in late 2013 in favor of [[SteamCMD]].  
  
 
== Setting up ==
 
== Setting up ==
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Run the update tool with <code>-command update -game <game></code>. Optionally, add <code>-dir <path></code> to download to a custom location.
 
Run the update tool with <code>-command update -game <game></code>. Optionally, add <code>-dir <path></code> to download to a custom location.
  
Here are some game names:
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Run the update tool with <code>-command list</code> to get a list of game names.
redorchestra - Red Orchestra
 
ship - The Ship
 
sin - Sin Episodes
 
darkmessiah - Dark Messiah
 
 
 
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{{warning|The HLDS Update Tool does not provide [[Lost Coast]], even though [[SDK Base]] does. Multiplayer mods should either not use anything from Lost Coast, or include what they do use in their dedicated server download.}}
 
  
 
To run the game, see either the [[Half-Life Dedicated Server]] or [[Source Dedicated Server]] page for more information.
 
To run the game, see either the [[Half-Life Dedicated Server]] or [[Source Dedicated Server]] page for more information.

Revision as of 19:03, 13 November 2013

The Half-Life Dedicated Server Update Tool or HLDSUpdateTool was a tool to update GoldSrc and Source dedicated servers. It was deprecated in late 2013 in favor of SteamCMD.

Setting up

Downloading and running the server

Run the update tool with -command update -game <game>. Optionally, add -dir <path> to download to a custom location.

Run the update tool with -command list to get a list of game names.

To run the game, see either the Half-Life Dedicated Server or Source Dedicated Server page for more information.