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[S_API FAIL] SteamAPI_Init() failed; SteamAPI_IsSteamRunning() failed. #677

agrimal opened this issue Dec 6, 2016 · 1 comment


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@agrimal agrimal commented Dec 6, 2016


The server is running pretty fine, but i got this message in /var/log/arktools/arkserver.log :

2016-12-06 14:03:44: start
2016-12-06 14:03:44: Running /home/steam/ARK/ShooterGame/Binaries/Linux/ShooterGameServer TheIsland?RCONEnabled=True?RCONPort=32330?SessionName=my_server_name?Port=7777?QueryPort=27015?ServerPassword?ServerAdminPassword=my_admin_password?MaxPlayers=80?servergamelog?listen -usecache -UseBattlEye
2016-12-06 14:03:44: Server PID: 24903
[S_API FAIL] SteamAPI_Init() failed; SteamAPI_IsSteamRunning() failed.
Setting breakpad minidump AppID = 346110

Is this a problem ?
Thank you for your work, your script is great !


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@klightspeed klightspeed commented Dec 6, 2016

That "error" can be ignored. It's just the Steam code looking for but not finding the Steam client.

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