A Dedicated Server is a method of hosting an Unturned server that does not require the host to be an active player in the game. The host can choose to play on the server, or just leave it running in the background while others play on it. Unlike a Local Server , port forwarding is required. A Dedicated Server also allows for vastly increased versatility in configuration of the server. Many server options become available through the Commands. The deprecated shortcut method for creating servers only works for versions of the game prior to 3. Newer versions of the game should only be hosted through the Unturned Dedicated Server app. The following text string will create a shortcut that will automatically update your server. This example assumes that you installed your server through SteamCMD, which does not update Unturned automatically. To finish, simply apply changes to the shortcut and double-click it to run it.
Why Host Your Own Dedicated Server?
Setting Up Your Server
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We now have a dedicated server application. You can download it here:. Install "Conan Exiles Dedicated Server" found in your steam library tools. NOTE: Currently if you try to start the dedicated server build from the steam client, you will get some error messages about steam DLLs. This is not the recommended way to start your server, but it should still work if you skip past the error messages. By default it will listen on UDP ports and You might need to add an exception in your firewall to get the server to show up in the Steam server browser. The bat file that can be used to start the server with details and logs - StartServer.
Sign In. Getting Started. Steamworks Documentation. Distributing Your Dedicated Game Server. Overview If your game clients need to connect to dedicated servers, you may use Steam to distribute your dedicated server as well.