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How to Host a Dota 2 Dedicated Server
How to Host a Dota 2 Dedicated Server

Creating a Dota 2 server using VPS hosting

Updated over a week ago

Dota 2, a popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, offers a more personalized and controlled gaming experience when played on a dedicated server, allowing you to customize game settings, control who joins, and ensure stable gameplay.

To set up a Dota 2 dedicated server using Game Panel, follow these steps 👇

Step 1 - Purchase a Server

Navigate to our Minecraft Server Hosting page and select the plan you would like to purchase.

Step 2 - Set Up Your Gaming Server

Right after purchasing, you'll be redirected to the onboarding process. Select your server location (the closest to your users) and set a strong password for your control panel's admin user.

Log in to Game Panel

Once the initial installation is completed, navigate to the Panel access tab on your hPanel's VPS section and click the link next to Login URL:

The hPanel VPS management area showing the Panel access tab and login URL

In the window that will open, enter the username admin and the password you created during the onboarding process.

The Game Panel login page

Step 3 - Create the Dota 2 Instance

On your Game Panel, choose Create Instance, select Dota 2 from the dropdown list of applications and click on Create Instance.

The Create new instance options on Game Panel to create a Dota 2 instance

Available Settings

You can edit the Dota 2 settings to personalize your gaming experience using the Game Panel. Double-click on the instance and navigate to the settings page.

Game Panel settings

Hosting a Dota 2 dedicated server provides an enhanced level of control and customization for your gaming experience. Using the Game Panel, managing your own Dota 2 server can significantly improve gameplay. It is important to perform regular maintenance and updates to ensure a smooth and enjoyable gaming experience for all players.

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