How to run multiple instances of Steam dedicated servers on one machine?
Everytime when I try to start my steam games dedicated server while another server or the game itself is already running on the machine, I get the following error on the server startup and cant connect to the server at all:
Steam API failed to initalize!
Is there a way to host multiple steam servers on one dedicated server?
Hey there! After trying around my self, I figured it out. You have to use different ports for both servers, and not only the game server port but also the Steam query port. By default this is 7777 and for Steam 27015, so your second server should use 7778 and 27016 as an example :)
You can set that by launching your first server with
and your second one with
Hope that helps!
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