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CoD: World at War - Easy to use Server Config Setup

MW3 Dedicated Servers


Here a 'ALL in ONE' Server Config script to start with.

Plus extra weapon/vehicle settings to choose from.

And Shortcut details :

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X:|WorldatWar|CoDWaWmp.exe +set dedicated 2 +set net_ip +set net_port 28960 +set sv_maxclients 36 +set ui_maxclients 36 +set sv_punkbuster "1" +exec server.cfg +map_rotate

Here a starters config for in you server main folder. Safe as server.cfg in Notepad

Fill in your details and settings.

// Public Information
set sv_hostname "Server name"
sets _Website ""
sets _Location ""
sets _Maps "Stock"
set scr_motd "Welcome!"

CoD World at War Beta Server Restarter

MW3 Dedicated Servers

This is a quick and dirty approach to automatically restart a Call of Duty Gameserver using PHP Script.

Don't expect to much from it, as I said it is really Quick and Dirty, but works well.

Technically it should run for all Quake3 Engine Based games, but only tested it with the CoD: World at War Beta.

And btw, it only works on Windows so far, but can be adapted to run on Linux very easy.

Download the Server Restarter

CoD Rcon Tool v10 - World at War

MW3 Dedicated Servers

by tKd


Finally, CoD RT v10 is released! After months of programming its finally finished.

v10 contains a major load of new features and bugfixes. The ingamechat kickcounter has been worked out and tested succesfully. It now supports Call of Duty: World at war and contains an Admin Control feature to give your admins limited rights without giving the rconpassword.

Go check the feature list in Read More and
Download CoD RT v10 !

COD: World at War - Default Server Config

MW3 Dedicated Servers

by Crypton

** Be sure to update your game to v.1.1 to avoid exception errors when starting your server **

// Call of Duty WaW Server Configuration File by Crypton of AllOutWar -
// Color Codes
// Colors for text. Do not clear the comment in front of the color codes.
// Useful for your server name, motd msg's - Information and ref use only
// ^1 = Red
// ^2 = Green
// ^3 = Yellow
// ^4 = Blue
// ^5 = Cyan
// ^6 = Magenta
// ^7 = White
// ^0 = Black

// Public Information
set sv_hostname "MyServer"
sets _Admin "Admin"
sets _Email ""
sets _Website "www."
sets _Location "Over There"
sets _Maps "Stock"
set scr_motd "Welcome!"

// Common Server Settings
// Log Settings
set g_logsync "2"            // 0=no log, 1=buffered, 2=continuous, 3=append
set logfile "1"               // 0 = NO log, 1 = log file enabled
set g_log "games_mp.log"         // Name of log file, default is games_mp.log
set sv_log_damage "1"

// Network options
set net_ip "IP_HERE"               // Set your servers IP address
set net_port "28960"            // Set your port number
//set com_hunkMegs "512"
set net_noipx "1"            // Allow ONLY tcp/ip protocol, player/server communications

Basic CoD4 and Windows Dedicated Server Setup

MW3 Dedicated Servers

 by bullet-worm

This guide is intended for server admins wanting to set up a dedicated server (windows) at a remote datacenter.

CoD4 Windows Remote Dedicated Server Setup:

Part 1: Getting the files to the server

1. Buy and install the game on your home computer.

2. FTP the ENTIRE installed game to your remote dedicated server. Be certain to maintain the directory structure from the game's ROOT directory on. The game's root directory contains the iw3mp.exe file.

Note: the video directory does not have to be server side.

Note: Eventually we may find some files are unnecessary, but for now uploading them all is your safest bet.

Part 2: Creating a shortcut to run your server

1. On your dedicated server, RIGHT click on the iw3mp.exe file found in the CoD4 server's ROOT directory and DRAG it to the desktop. Have the server create a SHORTCUT. Be sure you only created a shortcut and did not actually MOVE the file.

2. Right click on the new shortcut you just created and go to its properties.

3. Find the TARGET field and add the following to the END of the existing target, do not DELETE any of the existing tartget!

+set dedicated 2 +set sv_punkbuster 1 +exec mp-server.cfg +map_rotate Note: Make sure there is a SPACE between "iw3mp.exe" and "+set dedicated 2".

Note 2: I am not sure if the CoD4 server will run on Windows 2000, but if you are trying you will very likely need to enclose the part of your target line that existed BEFORE you changed it in quotation marks. I noticed my Windows 2003 server did not need this, but I always had to have it before when I ran a Windows 2000 server.

The above command line assumes you intend to use Punkbuster of course. If not, remove that part of the command line. Also, you can obviously change the name of your config file to what ever YOU want to call it.

Other optional commandline items:

+set net_ip
+set net_port xxxxx
+set fs_game mods/modwarfare

Part 3: Creating your config file

1. On your remote server, browse to CoD4's main/ directory. You should see many .IWD files in this directory. Create a new text file and rename it to mp-server.cfg. (The name of this config file MUST match what you put in the server's command line)

2. Open your newly created config file with a text editor (such as notepad).

3. Copy and paste this basic config into your new config:

seta sv_punkbuster 1

// Server name
set sv_hostname "My CoD4 Server" //Change this to whatever you want your server to be named in the server browser

// Server password
set g_password "" // blank means NO password

// Rconpassword
set rcon_password "change_me" // Change this to your rcon password!

// Maximum Clients
set sv_maxclients "32"
set sv_privateclients "6"

// Max Ping
set sv_maxping "225"

// Rate
set sv_maxRate "25000"

// Map_rotation
set sv_mapRotation "gametype war map mp_backlot gametype war map mp_bloc gametype war map mp_bog gametype war map mp_cargoship gametype war map gametype war mp_citystreets gametype war map mp_convoy gametype war map mp_countdown gametype war map mp_crash gametype war map mp_crossfire gametype war map mp_farm gametype war map mp_overgrown gametype war map mp_pipeline gametype war map mp_showdown gametype war map mp_strike gametype war map mp_vacant"

set sv_maprotationcurrent ""

Note: The above is a VERY basic config, just to get the server up and running. A more complete config file will be coming.

Part 4: DirectX file

1. Download the attached directX file:

or run this:

2. Upload the d3dx10_34.dll file to your Window's Servers system32 directory (Mine was in C:WINDOWSsystem32).

Part 5: PunkBuster files

1. Download pbsetup.exe from here:

2. Upload pbsetup.exe to your server. It does NOT need to be in the CoD4 directories, in fact it is probably best if you treat this as a stand-alone application (it can update ALL PB servers from one application).

3. Run pbsetup.exe and click "Add a Game". Choose a CoD4 server. You will likely need to browse to the iw3mp.exe file so that pbsetup knows where your CoD4 server is located.

4. Once you have added your CoD4 server, select/highlight the CoD4 server in the list and click "Check For Updates". This should download a number of files to your CoD4 server directories. You should not have to do anything else.


Finally you are there!  Simply use the shortcut you made on the server's desktop to start your server.

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