Space Engineers

Space Engineers is a voxel-based sandbox computer game that takes place in either an asteroid field, or on planets in space up to 120 km in diameter. The game was developed by the Czech developers Keen Software House and was initially available as an early-access title.

Basic server configuration

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

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 server
  4. Stop the server
  5. Navigate to “Basic Settings” in the menu on the left
  6. Enter the Collection ID under “Mods/Usermanagement
  7. Confirm the change using the “Save” button
  8. Restart the server
  9. The mods will be downloaded after starting the server

If you do not see the address bar on Steam, navigate to Steam -> Settings -> Interface and select “Show Steam URL address bar if available“.

How do I upload my own saved game?

  1. Log on with your GPORTAL account
  2. Select the server
  3. Click on “Basic Settings” in the menu on the left
  4. Make a note of the FTP access data
  5. Stop the server
  6. Connect to the FTP server
  7. Navigate to the FTP directory “/profile/saves
  8. Load the folder with the local saved game in the directory
  9. Reload the “Basic Settings” in the web interface
  10. Under “Basic”, choose the uploaded world
  11. Restart the server

NoteAs a windows user, you will find the local saved game in the following path: C:\Users\YOUR USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\SpaceEngineersDedicated\Saves
Replace “YOUR USERNAME” with your Windows Username.

Basic questions / FAQs

How do I 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