How to fix the issue when STEAM ID becomes VALVE ID LAN or STEAM ID LAN in Counter Strike 1.6!

I have recently encountered an issue on some of our customer’s servers. From time to time, some players that use STEAM clients are identified as using VALVE (non steam) clients, so I tried to get to the bottom of it. At first, I suspected that dproto is the one causing issues, but this happened also on steam only servers. The funny thing was that this happened only for some of the players and at random moments. This wasn’t a big issue at the beginning, but the guys who weren’t identified as using steam clients were not able to use their admin rights! To explain this in detail, this is what I got under uniqueid field when I used the status command in console:I have recently encountered an issue on some of our customer’s servers. From time to time, some players that use STEAM clients are identified as using VALVE (non steam) clients, so I tried to get to the bottom of it. At first, I suspected that dproto is the one causing issues, but this happened also on steam only servers. The funny thing was that this happened only for some of the players and at random moments. This wasn’t a big issue at the beginning, but the guys who weren’t identified as using steam clients were not able to use their admin rights! To explain this in detail, this is what I got under uniqueid field when I used the status command in console:

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How to install Counter-Strike 1.6 Server

You will need access as root or super user to a GNU/Linux Machine, or have the system admin install screen and wget for you. In this tutorial, I’m using a Red-Hat based distribution, named CentOS, version 6.3 – 64 bit These are the steps needed to install a Counter-Strike 1.6 Server: Install screen and wget …

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