Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
SoldierSam

Dedicated Server with a existing game world

Recommended Posts

Hey Guys,

 

right now we are using a client server for playing 7 days to die in multiplayer. But for the future we want to play with a dedicated Server to be independent of the client Host. Is there a possibility to start a dedicated server with our current savegame that includes the Player informations etc.?

 

I know how to start a dedicated Server, but i have no Idea how to start it with our Savegame.

 

Thanks! I hope my english is good enough.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You should be able to just copy it over, I do that and seems to work. X:\Users\YOUR_USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\7DaysToDie and upload it to the save directory on your server.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There is a save directory (and a directory for the generated worlds) you can find out through the launcher. You need this save directory and you need a serverconfig.xml where you put in everything (especially the values that make up the games seed) exactly like you had it in the game as well. You can also specify exactly where the game can find the save game.

 

Use a log file of your old game to check or find out some of the parameters i you can't find the value anywhere else.

 

You don't need to copy the world files, but it is advantageous: There might be some small discrepancies in the world generation if your server is without graphics card (i.e. headless). And regenerating the world costs more time than copying. You can also specify in serverconfig.xml where the server should look for the world.

 

You probably will forget some details, so keep a backup of everything, copy over, test, look in the servers logfile what happens, find the discrepancies (i.e. the server looks for stuff somewhere unexpected or thinks he uses a different seed). Then reset the data from backup, correct the mistake, try again. Until it works

Edited by meganoth (see edit history)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...