Mordhau – Owning your own server; is a multiplayer hack’n slash video game developed by Triternion. It is released in 2019 and only compatible with windows version. This article will discuss about the setup and run a Mordhau online server.
Step #1: Downloading Server Files
First, you will have to download the server files from ‘Library’ on steam and then select ‘Tools’. Then you need to select ‘Mordhau Dedicated Server’ and install it on your preferred path, and the server files will be downloaded to that directory.
Step #2: Ports Configuration
There will be exact 4 ports that you need to come in the master list and then the others could join you. To open ports you must have access to admin panel of your ISP.
Following are the ports which needs to be opened:
Step #3: Creation and Configuration of Server
Remember that path where you have downloaded the server file! I can show my directory:
- S:\Steam\steamapps\common\Mordhau Dedicated Server
Your folder will have following files and folders:
Run this file ‘MordhauServer.exe’ at least once for the creation of configuration file. After that you can change the settings from default.
After the 1 minute, open the task manager and terminate the following processes:
After this step, configuration file will be created under this path:
- Mordhau Dedicated Server\Mordhau\Saved\Config\WindowsServer
The config file will be named as “Game.ini”. The file will look like this:
If you want to change the map rotation, just add or remove any of the “Map Rotation” Lines. Let suppose, I want to run FFA (Deathmatch) only maps, then we will configure this file as:
Optional – Logging Console:
After you’ve done this, create a shortcut file of ‘MordhauServer.exe’. Then, right click to open ‘Properties’:
After opening this file, just add “-log” to the end of the target line. After doing this, your server won’t be invisible anymore and you do not have to close server by going into the task manager.
Step #4: Host!
Wee, for last step, open the console window and it will have the logs such as events in the server, including the startup, the connections and admin logs.