As of today's Dev Branch Version 1.53.132850 the Dedicated Server requires Steam to be UP otherwise it kicks connecting player out.
- Legacy ID
- Dedicated Server
In danger of stating the obvious, when the dedicated Server is started WITHOUT steam being on line, on the console the usual line: Gameport: 2302,Steam Query port: 2303 does NOT appear.
With today's update ver 1.55.133137 the problem still exists and...
disregard the following. A verification check has fixed it.
(Additionally when the dedicated server is started with a steam account online, it causes clients to disconnect after a few seconds.)