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7 Days To Die

Fight for your life in a post-apocalyptic world in the survival horror game 7 Days to Die. Build a base, collect weapons and useful items and defeat zombie hordes with your friends.

Basic server configuration

Create backups

With your GPORTAL server, you can create backups if you wish. You receive free storage space for saving your game play.

Note Please note that backups are not created automatically.

How to create a backup via the web interface:

  1. Log on to our website
  2. Click on “My Server” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the server
  4. Click on “Backup” in the “Administration” menu on the left
  5. Click on “Create Backup
  6. The server stops for the backup
  7. After creating the backup, the server restarts automatically
  8. Alternatively, click on “Restart

Important No backups can be saved between 19:00 and 21:00 (CET).

How do I become an Admin in the game?

  1. Log on to our website
  2. Click on “My Server” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the chosen server
  4. Click on “Configuration Files
  5. Select “serveradmin.xml” from the drop-down menu
  6. Configure the file
  7. Restart the server to activate the changes

The 7 Days To Die rights system has no content in the beginning. You can find a pre-built configuration file below which you can customize. Enter the file in serveradmin.xml.

To assign Admin or mod rights, you need the Steam64 ID of the respective user. To obtain the ID, you can use the following web tool: https://steamid.io/

Admin commands

For a complete list of all Admin commands, visit the 7 Days To Die wiki at: https://7daystodie.gamepedia.com/Command_Console

You can run Admin commands in the game from the console.

Further server configuration

How do I install mods?

  1. Log on to our website
  2. Click on “My Server” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the chosen server
  4. Stop the server
  5. Click on “Mods” in the menu on the left
  6. Activate the wanted mod with the slidecontrol
  7. Deactivate the option “EAC” in the basicsettings
  8. Restart the server

NoteOnly start the server when all mods are installed. Otherwise errors may occur.

How do I delete worlds?

To manage your savegames and mods (for e.g Minecraft) we recommend using an FTP client. A common FTP client is FileZilla.

  • Log on to our website
  • Click on “My servers” in the left menu
  • Select the server you want
  • Click on “Status” in the left menu
  • There you will find the FTP access data, which you enter into the desired program to connect

Location of saved games on the FTP

For the Navezgane map:

  /Saves/Navezgane/YOUR GAME NAME IN THE WEB INTERFACE

For randomly-generated maps:

  /Saves/Random Gen/YOUR GAME NAME IN THE WEB INTERFACE

Delete saved games

On the FTP, you can delete the folder containing the saved games.

Important noteDeleting the folder will reset the server completely. All player and map data will be deleted. This cannot be undone!

Advanced server configuration

The following features and explanations are for advanced users only. Contact our Customer Happiness team if you want to use the features but are not sure how to use them.

How do I connect to the server using Telnet?

  1. Log on to our website
  2. Click on “My Server” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the chosen server
  4. Make a note of the Server IP and Telnet port
  5. Start PuTTY and enter IP and Telnet ports there
  6. Set connection type to RAW
  7. Click Open to connect
  8. Enter the Admin password in the new window
  9. Help” gives you an overview of the available commands

Frequently Asked Questions / FAQ

How do I connect to a server?

Connect via Steam

  1. Open Steam and click on “Show
  2. Click on “Server
  3. Navigate to “Favorites” and right mouse click in the empty field
  4. Enter your server’s IP and query port
  5. Update Favorites
  6. Double click on the new entry and connect

Connect via IP & port in the game

  1. Navigate to the “Server” tab in the game
  2. Click on the “Direct Connect” button
  3. Enter IP and port
  4. Click on “Connect

Connect via server name in the game

  1. Navigate to the “Server” tab in the game
  2. Enter the name of the server in the search field
  3. Click the server name
  4. Click on “Connect