If you are tired of running commands, creating folders reading wiki pages but still want to run a FiveM server then this tutorial is for you. We will use a FiveM Server creator program that is super simple.
Let’s get started.
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You will need to download FiveM Server Creator here: https://www.gta5-mods.com/tools/fxserver-fivem-server-creator
Extract the download
To start the FXServer Creator you need to extract the files from the downloaded .zip. To do this simply right click on the folder and choose “Extract All…”
Start the program
Open the new folder that was created when you extracted the files. Go to “FXServer Creator” and double click on FXServer.exe.
Customize the settings and add a license
Server Folder Name:
Enter a folder name for your server. NO SPACES IN THE NAME! E.g. MyFivemServer NOT My FiveM Server
Only for advanced users, do not change this.
Server ScriptHookV (1 means enabled):
Enable or disable client-sided scripts. (Allow players to run own scripts).
The name of the server that will appear in the server browser (spaces are allowed here).
Server Max Clients (32 by default):
If you want more than 32 clients you need a paid license. To avoid paying, leave this at 32 or set it lower.
Server License Key:
To get a Server License Key you need to sign up at https://keymaster.fivem.net/
When signed in press on “New”.
You will be redirected to a new page.
Enter a “Label” (an internal name for you).
Enter your IP address, you can find it on this page: https://www.whatsmyip.org/
Under “Server type” enter “Other” if you are hosting this on your own computer.
Click on “Generate”.
Copy the license key and paste it in the FXServer Creator.
Click on “Create Server”.
Start the server
You find your server under C:\”YourServerName”.
Open the folder and scroll down to “runserver.bat”.
Double click on “runserver.bat” to start the server.
Your server is on!
To make the server public (allow people outside of your network to connect) you will need to portforward.
Please see this tutorial to portforward: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSxTtwoVl2k