How to change server settingsLast updated: 03/07/18
Starbound is one of the easier games to modify your server's settings for. If you want to edit the raw config file you can find it under the
/storage/starbound_server.config file. Use the File Manager to quickly make changes to this file.
There are a lot of options in this file, but these below are the highlighted options that we recommend making changes to.
Sets the maximum number of players. Be sure to provide a number without any quotes.
allowAdminCommands is turned on, this setting allows anyone to send admin commands. It's recommended to turn this off, and selective provide admin privileges to trusted players.
Maximum number of players that can work together on the same team.
When set to true, will send tutorial messages to all new players.
This is an
array of IP addresses that are banned from joining your server. Make sure to wrap your list like the example below:
"bannedIPs" : ["127.0.01", "127.0.02", 127.0.03" ],
This is an
array of player IDs that are banned from joining your server. Make sure to wrap your list like the example below:
"bannedUuids" : ["127.0.01", "127.0.02", 127.0.03" ],
This enables in-game admin commands to cheat, manage players, or other administrative commands.
If set to true (as it is by default) then any user can connect to the server without providing a username or password.
When enabled allows anonymous users to send admin commands. This works similar to