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How to install mods on a Conan Exiles server

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There are 3 ways to download and install Conan Exiles mods. In the first case, you need to download mod file (with .pak extension) from mod websites – for example https://www.nexusmods.com/. In the second case, you need to download mod file (with .pak extension) from Steam Workshop. In third method you can download a .pak file directly to the server files.

 

First method of installing Conan Exiles mods:

1. Install modification

Once you have found modification you want, it’s time to install modification file from website on your computer.

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2. Unzip the package

Now you can unzip mod package on your computer. As a result of this process you should see the file with .pak extension.

3. Proceed to “installing mods on server” section

After completing the above steps, you can go to the end of this guide to the section explaining how to install the modification on your server.

 

Second method of installing Conan Exiles mods:

1. Search for modification you want to install on your server

Go to the Steam Workshop and try to find modification you are interested in.

2. Subscribe modification

In the product description you should find “Subscribe” button. Click on it to subscribe modification.

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3. Check if .pak file exist on your computer

Go to /Steam/steamapps/workshop/content/440900 on your local computer. You can see a folder with Mod ID and .pak file inside of it.

4. Proceed to “installing mods on server” section

After completing the above steps, you can go to the end of this guide to the section explaining how to install the modification on your server.

 

Third method of installing Conan Exiles mods:

1. Access server files

Go to the server panel website in your browser. Search for Conan Exiles on your server list and go inside. You should be redirected to the “Console” tab. Navigate “Files” tab to get access to the server files.

2. Enter #swd directory

Once you are in a “Files” tab, you can search for “#swd” directory and go inside.

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3. Create a new file

Select “New File” button to create a new file in the “#swd” directory.

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4. Paste modification IDs

After clicking on a “New File” button, you should see new window. In separated lines enter Conan Exiles ID (440900) and Mod ID like on the image below.

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5. Finish creating a new file

Approve changes by “Create File” button in the right bottom corner.

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6. Give a name for a new file

After clicking on a “Create File” button you should see a new floating window. In this place you can give a name for your file – it should be named “mods.txt”. Finish creating a new file by clicking on “Create file” button again.

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7. Navigate “#swd” mod

Once you are in a server panel, go to “Mods” tab. You should see this:

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8. Install “#swd” modification

Click on the “Install” button to install “#swd” modification

9. Restart your server

When you have completed all steps above, it’s time to approve all changes. Navigate “Console” tab in your server panel where you can restart your server by clicking on “Restart” button.

WARNING! Installing mods with this method must be done on running server!

 

Installing mods on server (first and second method):

1. Navigate server files

Go to the server panel website and search for Conan Exiles server on the server list. Click on it – you should be redirected to the “Console” tab. Go to “Files” tab to access server files.

2. Go to “ConanSandbox” directory

Once you have access to the server files, follow this path: /home/container/ConanSandbox.

3. Create a new directory

Click on “Create Directory” button

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4. Give a name for a new directory

After clicking on “Create Directory” button you should see a new floating window. Here you can enter a name of a new directory – it should be named “Mods”.  Finish creating a new directory by clicking on “Create” button.

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5. Upload .pak file

Now, when you have “Mods” directory, you can upload your modification file. Open “Mods” directory and click on “Upload” button to do it.

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6. Select your .pak files

7. Restart your server

When you have completed all steps above, it’s time to approve all changes. Navigate “Console” tab in your server panel where you can restart your server by clicking on “Restart” button.

 

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