DayZ Standalone

The survival horror game DayZ is based on an ARMA 2 mod from 2012.
The first version was released in December 2013 on Steam.
Explore a post-apocalyptic world dominated by zombies.

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).

Erweiterte Serverkonfiguration

How to Install mods?

  1. Log on to our website
  2. Click on “My Server” in the menu on the left
  3. Select the server
  4. Stop the server
  5. Click on “Mods” in the menu on the left
  6. Choose the available mods
  7. Click on “Save
  8. Mods are installed
  9. Restart the server

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

Uploading and installing mods using FTP

Connect with the FTP client on your server. FTP data can be found on the GPORTAL web interface.

  1. Log on with your GPORTAL account
  2. Choose the server on the left side
  3. Stop the server
  4. Make a note of the FTP access data
  5. Connect with the FTP client on the server
  6. Upload the mod folder in the main directory
  7. Replace spaces with underscores “_” – eg. “@Weapon_Redux_Pack”
  8. Navigate to the mod folder and copy the key
  9. Navigate back to the main directory
  10. Move the key to the \keys\ folder
  11. Restart the server in the web interface

Basic questions / FAQs

How to connect to a server?

  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 the Favorites
  6. Double click on the new entry and connect

How Persistent servers works?

Persistent Servers allow players to travel around with their belongings. In DayZ, a tent is needed to transfer character data and belongings to another server.
Vehicles cannot be transferred.

Transfers will only work if both servers have Persistence Mode activated.