"Server is not responding"

Every time me or my friend try to set up an online game, we get this message. sv_lan is set to 0. we can join other servers without problem, but cant seem to get ours to work. am i missing something?

Have you port forwarded?

i have not tried yet. let my check real quick

1: Click me.
2: Copy the IP at the top of the page.
3: Tell your friend to type this in console, then hit enter:


Where “” is replaced with the IP copied previously.