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How to configure a Barotrauma server

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Configuration adapts server to individual needs of the owner and players, also setting up a gameplay follows person needs. A administrator with access to server files can change almost all parameters, such as maximum number of players, password and many others.

If you want to configure your Barotrauma server follow this guide:

1. Stop your server

Go to the “Console” tab in your server panel. Clock on “Stop” button to stop your server.

2. Navigate “Startup” tab and configure your server

“Startup” tab contains the most important parameters of your server. You can change included variables without editing the configuration file. The table below shows all variables you can change in this tab.

Auto UpdateONAuto Update variable allows you to enable/disable auto-updating your server
Server Namedefault hostnameServer Name variable allows you to change your server name
Max Players10Max Players variable allows you to set maximum number of players allowed on your server
PublicONPublic variable allows you to show your server on the server list (if this option os OFF, server won’t be visible on the list)
Server PasswordServer Password variable allows you to set server password
Server DescriptionWelcome on my server!Server Description variable allows you to set server description visible in server details
Server LanguageEnglishServer Language allows you to change server language (it’s only an information for players visible in the server details)
PlaystyleCasualPlaystyle variable allows you to change server playstyle (Serious – Casual – Roleplay – Rampage)
Voice ChatONVoice chat variable allows you to enable/disable voice chat on your server
Allow respawnONAllow Respawn variable allows you to enable/disable respawn on your server
Allow SpectatingONAllow Spectating allows you to enable/disable spectating on your server

3. Perform more advanced configuration

“Startup” tab contains only some of server variables. If you are not satisfied with the configuration result, you can make some changes in main configuration file.

Once your server is stopped, go to the “Files” tab and follow this path to find configuration file: /home/container/serversettings.xml

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After all changes, click on “SAVE CONTENT” button.

4. Restart your server

After all changes you must start your server. Navigate “Console” tab and click on “Start” button to approve all changes you have made.

If you need any assistance with your Barotrauma server, please contact our support team by Livechat, Support tickets or email.

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