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How To Setup FastDL In L4D2

By default, Left For Dead (and Left For Dead 2) will slowly download files directly from the server itself, this can be slow for players who are trying to connect to your server. Game Host Bros offers FastDL so players can download the files faster. By default it will sync all custom files inside the /l4d/directory on your server.

How To Sync Your FastDL

  1. Go to the Game Host Bros Panel.
  2. Select your server.
  3. On the left-hand side, go to Tools > FastDL.
  4. Click Sync FastDL.
  5. Copy the address to your FastDL it looks something like this:
  6. Open your server.cfg, located in l4d/server.cfg.
  7. Add or update sv_downloadurl "" into your server.cfg (Replace the URL with your unique FastDL url)
  8. Restart your server.