Something is now broken again related to dedicated servers. I have changed nothing in my config, firewall, port forwarding, etc. I updated xlive to the newest one: 0.5.1.0 and my dedicated server is no longer in the list. What's going on?
Check \users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Halo 2
Alternatively you can put one in your halo 2 ded server folder and use portable setting to 1 so it always reads and writes from that folder
Here is a sample "h2serverconfig1.ini" file:
#--- Halo 2 Project Cartographer Configuration File...
I finally got this working. It turns out it was a firewall issue I overlooked based on my old ports before these latest updates. Assuming you have the Halo 2 dedicated server installed
1. copy the files from the latest mod zip file into your halo2 dedicated server folder
2. Either enable UPnP in...
I ran a dedicated server under 0.4 and that has worked fine when starting with h2server -lan. Now the server still appears to start and says online, but my server does not show up in the game browser list with the Halo 2 client running on the new version 0.5 (Online was selected from the Halo 2...
How do I create or start a Dedicated Server under the new 0.5 version. Under 0.4 I started my server with h2server -lan. That still works or at least starts up, but it no longer shows in the server browser list (when selecting "online" from the client)