7 Days to Die Dedicated Server Setup Tutorial @Vedui42


This is a basic tutorial in how to download, install, setup, start and shutdown a 7 Days To Die Dedicated server on Windows.

1) Create Folder
2) Download steamcmd at
3) Extract to the working Folder
4) Run application
5) Set install directory with force_install_dir .7DTD or as required.
6) Login (note: If you have issued with your user/steamguard, login anonymous, which should bypass steamguard)
7) app_update 294420 (latest stable 7dtd release)
8) Quit
9) Edit serverconfig.xml
10) run startdedicated.bat
11) telnet localhost 8081 to access server command prompt
12) Shutdown

13) Profit!

Ports to forward on firewall for external access: TCP: 26900, UDP: 26900-26902

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Tutorial: Dedicated Server –


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With over 2 million copies sold on PC (digital download), 7 Days to Die has redefined the survival genre, with unrivaled crafting and world-building content. Set in a brutally unforgiving post-apocalyptic world overrun by the undead, 7 Days to Die is an open-world game that is a unique combination of first person shooter, survival horror, tower defense, and role-playing games. It presents combat, crafting, looting, mining, exploration, and character growth, in a way that has seen a rapturous response from fans worldwide. Play the definitive zombie survival sandbox RPG that came first. Navezgane awaits!

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