New to Shacknews? Signup for a Free Account. A comprehensive guide on how to set up a Valheim Dedicated Server, how to invite friends, as well as how to host other worlds. Setting up a Valheim Dedicated Server can be a difficult process. There are a lot of steps and a lot of places where something could go wrong. However, if you want to avoid paying someone a monthly subscription just to host a server, then setting up your own is a great idea. The following aims to be a comprehensive guide that should hopefully answer all questions you have about creating a Valheim Dedicated Server setup. You can enable file extensions by clicking View in Windows File Explorer and then checking the box that reads File name extensions. Here is a broad overview of the steps you must take to set up a Valheim Dedicated Server:. The first thing you will need to do is forward the correct ports.
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For scripts that you can run on your own dedicated server, see Dedicated server scripts. The server has been tested on Ubuntu Memory requirements increase as the number of connected players increases. Some mods increase RAM more than others. On Windows Server R2, the server uses 2.
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