How to Adjust Your Unturned Server Settings

Changing your Unturned server settings is a great way to customize your gaming experience and gain more control over your server. Luckily, it is very easy to do so via your control panel.

NOTE: These settings are set per-world. This means that if you change your world name, you will need to change your server settings again for the new world. If you have multiple worlds on your server, ensure that you select the config file for the correct world.

Editing The Commands File

  1. Log in to your control panel and Stop your server.
  2. Navigate to Files > Config Files.
  3. Click Unturned Commands File.
  4. Add any desired server configuration to this file. A table containing different options can be found below:
Command Arguments Description
Bind   This is the bind for your servers IP, this should be left as 0.0.0.0
Chatrate [Seconds] Sets a minimum amount of time between messages to prevent spam.
Cycle [Seconds] Sets the day/night cycles in seconds.
Gold   Only allows Gold players to connect.
Loadout   Sets a default loadout for players upon spawn.
Log Y = Yes, N = No Enables or Disables Chat, Join+Leave, Death, and AntiCheat messages in that exact order. (For example: Log Y/N/Y/N
Map [Map Name] Sets the server map.
Maxplayers   Sets the maximum amount of players.
Mode [Easy/Normal/Hard] Sets the server difficulty.
Name ["Server Name"] Sets the server name.
Owner [SteamID64] Sets the owner of the server, giving them admin privileges 
Password [Password] Sets a server password.
Perspective [First/Third/Vehicle/Both] Assigns the perspective.
PvE   Enables PvE only.
Timeout [Value] Sets the maximum ping before the server will kick the player.
Welcome ["Welcome Message"] Sets a server welcome message.

Editing the Configuration File

  1. Log in to your control panel and Stop your server.
  2. Navigate to Files > Config Files.
  3. Click Unturned Config JSON.
  4. Within this file, you can adjust any settings as needed.

For more information on commands and in-game configuration, you can read our guide containing All Console Commands for Your Unturned Server.

If you require any further assistance, please contact our support at: https://shockbyte.com/billing/submitticket.php

Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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