In order to build dedicated servers for Windows, you need a source build of Unreal Engine. Check out Building Unreal Engine from Source. It's also not possible to build an engine from scratch with the blueprint-only project. This is supposed to be an updated version of the Legacy equivalent, and the plan is to split it into three pages.
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I'm getting that working for me and then will update this page. Here are notes on what makes dedicated servers work with Steam. If you try to short cut any of this process it simply won't work. It is not a matter of just flipping a switch in your game, you have to get steam configured correctly too. There are two aspects to a dedicated server that make the term confusing. These are actually two different things that have nothing to do with each other, but are combined in one in the Unreal Engine. Firstly do this Dedicated Server Guide to get dedicated server working without Steam. Test it and make sure it works.
NOTE - Apologies for the video quality of the tutorials. They were recorded in p and decent quality but for some reason after uploading to you tube they became horribly blurred. I will redo them ASAP. Note: to see the content of the link above you need first to create a git hub account and associate it to your epic games account, then accept the invite of epic games on GitHub. You will then need to click the link and login to your account. Note if you receive any errors when trying to open the. If you are using visual studio