Terraria

Terraria is a 2D open-world game, with a partially integrated third dimension.
Explore, fight, dig and build. Almost anything is possible in the action-packed adventure game.

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).

Become an Admin

ImportantThe following instructions apply to Terraria with the TShock Mod and not the Vanilla version!

  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 data
  5. Connect to the FTP server
  6. Open the “tshock” sub-directory
  7. Copy the auth code from the “authcode.txt” file
  8. Start Terraria
  9. Connect to your server
  10. Open chat (Default: Enter)
  11. Enter “/auth AUTHCODE” in chat

Become a permanent Admin

To become a permanent Admin on your Terraria server, follow the steps in the “Become an Admin” section.
If you have logged in as an Admin in the game, follow these steps:

  1. Open chat in the game (Default: Enter)
  2. Enter the command: “/user add PLAYERNAME PASSWORD superadmin” (no quotation marks)
  3. Enter the command in chat: “/auth–verify” (no quotation marks)
  4. Use: “/login PLAYERNAME PASSWORD” in chat to get Admin rights.

Basic questions / FAQs

Auth code does not exist / is already in use

If the “authcode.txt” file is already in use or not present on the server, follow these steps to become an Admin:

  1. Log on with your GPORTAL account
  2. Select the server
  3. Click on “Basic Settings” in the menu on the left
  4. Stop the server
  5. Make a note of the FTP data
  6. Connect to the FTP server
  7. Open the “tshock” sub-directory
  8. Delete the “auth.lck” file
  9. Restart the server
  10. Reconnect to the FTP server
  11. Copy the auth code from the “authcode.txt” file
  12. Start Terraria
  13. Connect to your server
  14. Open chat (Default: Enter)
  15. Enter “/auth AUTHCODE” in chat

NoteIf neither the “authcode.txt” nor “auth.lck” files can be found in the FTP folder “/ tshock”, reinstall the server or contact our Customer Happiness Team.