The exploration sandbox game Astroneer gives you the opportunity to discover distant planets and moons. The game is set in the 25th century during the intergalactic age of discoveries. As you explore and exploit different planets, you risk your own life as a player in the rough, inhuman environment.

Basic Serversettings

Create backup

You can create backups for your GPORTAL server if you want to. 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 Servers” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the desired 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

How to connect to your server

  • Copy the IP and Port you find in the settings
  • Open the game and click on “server list”
  • There you click on “add dedicated server”
  • You enter the IP and Port
  • Give your server a nickname to find it in the server list
  • Click on “Join Game”
  • Choose your style and start the session 🙂

Administrate your server

Administrating your server is very easy. For the first login, just set yourself as the owner of the server.

  • Stop your server
  • Navigate to the basicsettings
  • Set your STEAM-name as the OwnerName, save and start the server.
  • The server will automatically detect you, once you join the server.
  • After pressing ESC you see the crone-icon, where the adminmenu is located.

If you want to promote your friends aswell, just use our webinterface. Here you can decide between setting an admin or adding someone to the whitelist.

  • Stop your server
  • Navigate to the basicsettings
  • Scroll to our whitelist-/admin-menu
  • Set the STEAM-name of your friend
  • Click on +ADD, save the settings and start your server
  • Once he/she joins, the server will detect the player and will grant access to the adminmenu
  • Addition: You can also grant adminrights, if the player is ingame. Just use the admin-menu.

Advanced Serversettings

How to upload a save to my Astroneer server?

  • For this you will need to connect to the server via FTP
    We recommend using Filezilla for this, you can download it here:
  • Now locate the following folder:
  • Once you locate this folder, drag and drop your save into this folder and select “Replace” if a message pops up for this
  • Once this is done, go to your server webinterface, locate and select the option:
    Configuration files
  • In the drop down menu, locate and select the file:
  • Give it some minutes for all the information to fully load
  • Locate and change the following line:
    -> replace SAVE_1 with the name of your save
  • Once this is done, save, start the server and connect to test