Learn How To Start a Teamspeak 3 Server on CentOS 6.4

February 15, 2019

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    Run the following commands to install a Teamspeak 3 server.

    # Secure Iptables
    iptables -F
    iptables -X
    iptables -t nat -F
    iptables -t nat -X
    iptables -t mangle -F
    iptables -t mangle -X
    iptables -P INPUT DROP
    iptables -P FORWARD DROP
    iptables -P OUTPUT ACCEPT
    
    # Teamspeak
    iptables -I INPUT -p udp --dport 9987 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -I INPUT -p udp --sport 9987 -j ACCEPT
    
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 30033 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --sport 30033 -j ACCEPT
    
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 10011 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --sport 10011 -j ACCEPT
    
    # HTTP(s)
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --sport 80 -j ACCEPT
    
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 443 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --sport 443 -j ACCEPT
    
    # SSH
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --sport 22 -j ACCEPT
    
    # DNS
    iptables -I INPUT -p udp --dport 53 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -I INPUT -p udp --sport 53 -j ACCEPT
    
    service iptables save && service iptables restart
    
    # Update system
    yum -y update
    
    # Add Teamspeak user
    useradd teamspeak
    
    # Download, unzip and cleanup Teamspeak
    cd /home/teamspeak
    wget http://ftp.4players.de/pub/hosted/ts3/releases/3.0.7.1/teamspeak3-server_linux-amd64-3.0.7.1.tar.gz
    tar xvfz teamspeak3-server_linux-amd64-3.0.7.1.tar.gz
    mv teamspeak3-server_linux-amd64/* `pwd`
    rm -rf teamspeak3-server_linux-amd64 && rm -rf teamspeak3-server_linux-amd64-3.0.7.1.tar.gz
    
    # Add chkconfig support to startup file and link to binary
    sed -i 's/# All rights reserved/# All rights reservedn# chkconfig: 2345 99 00/g' ts3server_startscript.sh
    ln -s /home/teamspeak/ts3server_startscript.sh /etc/init.d/teamspeak
    
    # Change permissions of Teamspeak
    chown -R teamspeak:teamspeak /home/teamspeak
    chown -R teamspeak:teamspeak /etc/init.d/teamspeak
    
    # Remount shared memory
    mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /dev/shm
    
    # Change to Teamspeak user and run server
    su teamspeak
    ./ts3server_startscript.sh start
    
    echo "Your Teamspeak URL is: `curl ipv4.icanhazip.com`"
    

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