7 Days to Die | Server Configuration Print

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It's easy to configure your Pingperfect 7 Days to Die Server. Just follow the steps below.

  1. Shutdown your server.

  2. Click the "Configuration Files" button in your control panel.

  3. Select the "Configuration Editor" option next to "pingperfect.xml"
  4. Change the settings to configure your server to your desires.
  5. Click "Save & Exit" on the navigation bar.

  6. Start your server.

    If you are unsure what a setting does, see the descriptions shown below.
Setting Description
Server Name Whatever you want the name of the server to be.
Server Description

Whatever you want the server description to be, will be shown in the server browser.

Please note, if you want to use special characters, you will have to type them matching the format in the image below. Failure to do so will cause a startup error for your server.

Server Website Website URL for the server, will be shown in the serverbrowser as a clickable link
Server Password Password to gain entry to the server
Server Login Confirmation Text If set the user will see the message during joining the server and has to confirm it before continuing. For more complex changes to this window you can change the "serverjoinrulesdialog" window in XUi

Please note, if you want to use special characters, you will have to type them matching the format in the image below. Failure to do so will cause a startup error for your server.

Region The region this server is in.

Values: NorthAmericaEast, NorthAmericaWest, CentralAmerica, SouthAmerica, Europe, Russia, Asia, MiddleEast, Africa, Oceania
Language Primary language for players on this server. Values: Use any language name that you would users expect to search for.

Should be the English name of the language, e.g. not "Deutsch" but "German"
Server Visibility Visibility of this server:
Public - Server will show on the in-game server list
Friends - Server will show only to the friends of already connected players... 1st player to connect has to do so using IP, any following players can connect via friends system of Steam
Server Disabled Network Protocols If some players struggle to connect, try modifying this setting.

Networking protocols that should not be used. Separated by comma.

Possible values: LiteNetLib, SteamNetworking.

Dedicated servers should disable SteamNetworking if there is no NAT router in between your users and the server or when port-forwarding is set up correctly
Server Max World Transfer Speed KiBs Maximum (!) speed in kiB/s the world is transferred at to a client on first connect if it does not have the world yet.

Maximum is about 1300 kiB/s, even if you set a higher value.
Server Reserved Slots Out of the MaxPlayerCount this many slots can only be used by players with a specific permission level
Server Reserved Slots Permission Required permission level to use reserved slots above
Server Admin Slots This many admins can still join even if the server has reached MaxPlayerCount
Server Admin Slots Permission Required permission level to use the admin slots above
Twitch Server Permission Required permission level to use twitch integration on the server
Twitch Blood Moon Allowed If the server allows twitch actions during a blood moon.

This could cause server lag with extra zombies being spawned during blood moon.
Web Dashboard Enabled Enable/disable the web dashboard
Web Dashboard Url External URL to the web dashboard if not just using the public IP of the server, e.g. if the web dashboard is behind a reverse proxy. Needs to be the full URL, like "https://domainOfReverseProxy.tld:1234/". Can be left empty if directly using the public IP and dashboard port
Enable Telnet (RCon) Enable/Disable the telnet / RCon
Telnet (RCon) Password Password to gain entry to Telnet/RCon interface.

If no password is set the server will only listen on the local loopback interface
Enable Map Rendering Enable/disable rendering of the map to tile images while exploring it.
This is used e.g. by the web dashboard to display a view of the map.
EAC Enabled Enables/Disables EasyAntiCheat

Make sure to disable EAC (EasyAntiCheat) if you're running a modpack on your server!!!
Hide Command Execution Hide logging of command execution.

Values:
show everything
hide only from Telnet/ControlPanel
also hide from remote game clients
hide everything
Max Uncovered Map Chunks Per Player Override how many chunks can be uncovered on the ingame map by each player.
Resulting max map file size limit per player is (x * 512 Bytes), uncovered area is (x * 256 m²).
Default 131072 means max 32 km² can be uncovered at any time
Persistent Player Profiles If disabled a player can join with any selected profile.

If true they will join with the last profile they joined with
Game World "RWG" (see WorldGenSeed and WorldGenSize options below) or any already existing world name in the Worlds folder (currently shipping with e.g. "Navezgane", "PREGEN01", ...)
World Gen Seed If RWG this is the seed for the generation of the new world.

If a world with the resulting name already exists it will simply load it
World Gen Size If RWG, this controls the width and height of the created world.

Officially supported sizes are between 6144 and 10240 and must be a multiple of 2048, e.g. 6144, 8192, 10240.

We do allow you to go higher, but be warned: you are highly likely to experience world errors/glitches, and it will use a lot more RAM.
Game Name Whatever you want the game name to be.

This affects the save game name as well as the seed used when placing decoration (trees etc) in the world.

It does not control the generic layout of the world if creating an RWG world
Cheat Mode
Cheat mode on/off
Game Difficulty 0 - 5, 0=easiest, 5=hardest
Damage players do to blocks in % How much damage do players to blocks (percentage in whole numbers)
Damage AI do to blocks in % How much damage do AIs to blocks (percentage in whole numbers)
Damage AI does to blocks during blood moons in % How much damage do AIs during blood moons to blocks (percentage in whole numbers)
XP Gain Multiplier XP gain multiplier (percentage in whole numbers)
Safe Zone Level If a player is less or equal this level he will create a safe zone (no enemies) when spawned
Safe Zone Hours Hours in world time this safe zone exists
Day Night Length real time minutes per in game day: 60 minutes
Day Light Length In game hours the sun shines per day: 18 hours day light per in game day
Bedroll Dead Zone Size Size (box "radius", so a box with 2 times the given value for each side's length) of bedroll deadzone, no zombies will spawn inside this area, and any cleared sleeper volumes that touch a bedroll deadzone will not spawn after they've been cleared.
Bedroll Expiry Time Number of real world days a bedroll stays active after owner was last online
Death Penalty Penalty after dying.

Values:
Nothing.
Default: Classic XP Penalty.
Injured: You keep most of your debuffs. Food and Water is set to 50% on respawn.
Permanent Death: Your character is completely reset. You will respawn with a fresh start within the saved game.
Drop On Death What you drop when your character dies.

Values:
nothing
everything
toolbelt only
backpack only
delete all
Drop On Quit What you drop when you quit the game.

Values:
nothing
everything
toolbelt only
backpack only
Max Spawned Animals If your server has a large number of players you can increase this limit to add more wildlife.
Animals don't consume as much CPU as zombies.

NOTE: That this doesn't cause more animals to spawn arbitrarily: The biome spawning system only spawns a certain number of animals in a given area, but if you have lots of players that are all spread out then you may be hitting the limit and can increase it.
Max Spawned Zombies This setting covers the entire map.
There can only be this many zombies on the entire map at one time.

NOTE: Changing this setting has a huge impact on performance.
Blood Moon Enemy Count This is the number of zombies that can be alive (spawned at the same time) at any time PER PLAYER during a blood moon horde, however, MaxSpawnedZombies overrides this number in multiplayer games.
Also note that your game stage sets the max number of zombies PER PARTY.
Low game stage values can result in lower number of zombies than the BloodMoonEnemyCount setting.

NOTE: Changing this setting has a huge impact on performance.
Server Max Allowed View Distance Max view distance a client may request (6 - 12).

NOTE: High impact on memory usage and performance.
Loot Abundance Amount of loot spawned

percentage in whole numbers
Loot Respawn Days How long loot takes to respawn, in-game days.

days in whole numbers
Air Drop Frequency How often airdrop occur in game-hours

0 == never
Air Drop Marker Sets if a marker is added to map/compass for air drops.
Party Shared Kill Range The distance you must be within to receive party shared kill xp and quest party kill objective credit.
Player Killing Mode Player Killing Settings

Values:
No Killing
Kill Allies Only
Kill Strangers Only
Kill Everyone
Land Claim Count Maximum allowed land claims per player.
Land Claim Size Size in blocks that is protected by a keystone
Land Claim Dead Zone Keystones must be this many blocks apart (unless you are friends with the other player)
Land Claim Expiry Time The number of real world days a player can be offline before their claims expire and are no longer protected
Land Claim Decay Mode Controls how offline players land claims decay:
Slow (Linear)
Fast (Exponential)
None (Full protection until claim is expired).
Land Claim Online Durability Modifier How much protected claim area block hardness is increased when a player is online. 0 means infinite (no damage will ever be taken).
Default is 4x
Land Claim Offline Durability Modifier How much protected claim area block hardness is increased when a player is offline. 0 means infinite (no damage will ever be taken).
Default is 4x
Land Claim Offline Delay The number of minutes after a player logs out that the land claim area hardness transitions from online to offline.
Default is 0
Dynamic Mesh Enabled Is Dynamic Mesh system enabled
Dynamic Mesh Land Claim Only Is Dynamic Mesh system only active in player LCB areas
Dynamic Mesh Land Claim Buffer Dynamic Mesh LCB chunk radius
Dynamic Mesh Max Item Cache How many items can be processed concurrently, higher values use more RAM
Max Chunk Age The number of in-game days which must pass since visiting a chunk before it will reset to its original state if not revisited or protected (e.g. by a land claim or bedroll being in close proximity).
Save Data Limit The maximum disk space allowance for each saved game in megabytes (MB). Saved chunks may be forceably reset to their original states to free up space when this limit is reached. Negative values disable the limit.
Enemy Spawn Mode Tick = Enemys Spawn | Untick = No Enemies Spawn
Enemy Difficulty Tick = Feral Enemies | Untick = Normal Enemies
Zombie Feral Sense: 0-3 (Off, Day, Night, All)
Zombie Move 0-4 (walk, jog, run, sprint, nightmare)
Zombie Move Night 0-4 (walk, jog, run, sprint, nightmare)
Zombie Feral Move 0-4 (walk, jog, run, sprint, nightmare)
Zombie BM Move 0-4 (walk, jog, run, sprint, nightmare)
Blood Moon Frequency What frequency (in days) should a blood moon take place. Set to "0" for no blood moons
Blood Moon Range How many days can the actual blood moon day randomly deviate from the above setting.

Setting this to 0 makes blood moons happen exactly each Nth day as specified in BloodMoonFrequency
Blood Moon Warning The Hour number that the red day number begins on a blood moon day.

Setting this to -1 makes the red never show.

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