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.
Set up a Valheim Dedicated Server
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How to host other worlds in your Valheim Dedicated Server
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. On Linux, the installation uses 3. The server listens for incoming connections on the ports listed below.
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.