Unfortunately, most tutorials on server setups or installations are dated and misleading. This thread is designed to be straightforward and easy to understand to get your server up and running in no time! The serverconfig. To prevent losing our settings when an update is released, we will copy the config and use the copy as our live config Code:. At this point, you should configure your live-serverconfig. A good resource for server options is the official 7 Days to Die Wiki Code:. Just like the server config, the launch script is also overwritten when the server is updated.
Updated Friday, March 19, , by Sandro Villinger. The game is even better when you and your friends play on your own server, using your own rules. Deploy an Ubuntu This guide uses sudo wherever possible.
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They do not cover any basic or general information regarding linux server administration, but they should be pretty straight forward to follow. The code snippets below should all be directly paste-able into a command prompt hence the bash comment characters and the creation of scripts using echo. There are a couple of files that will need to be edited though. The AMI should come with vim and nano, but if you prefer something else you will have to install it. How to use Amazon Web Services and EC2 is beyond the scope of this document, but a few notes are given below:. Since our EC2 instance is 64 bit, we need to adjust the server launching script. We will also want to set a few settings in the server config file.