How to Change the MOTD of Your TF2 Server

The first thing players see when joining your TF2 server is your MOTD, which stands for “Message of the Day”. Changing your server’s MOTD is a helpful way to encourage players to join your server. While many servers list their map rotation in their MOTD, it can be set to anything you’d like and changed at any time. 

SETTING YOUR SERVER’s MOTD

  1. Access your control panel and open Files > FTP File access.
  2. Navigate to tf/cfg.
  3. Click New File and create a file called motd.txt.
  4. Type your message in the file.
  5. Click Save and restart your server.

You have now set your server’s message of the day!

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Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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