Setting up a server using txAdmin

A step-by-step guide on setting up a txAdmin FXServer.

Ultimate easy setup guide

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Windows

Download the server

  1. Go to the Windows server build listing (‘artifacts’ listing, as in ‘build artifacts’).
  2. Download the latest recommended build.
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  3. Open the server.zip you just downloaded.
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  4. Extract it somewhere you want to store it. We’ll pick C:\FXServer\server.
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  5. Open the folder you just extracted it to. It should look a little like this:
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Start the server

  1. Double click FXServer.exe.
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  2. This site should open in your browser. Make sure a PIN is filled, and click Link Account.
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  3. Log in to your account on Cfx.re in this tab and then click Yes, Allow.
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  4. Set a password to log in to your server’s admin page.
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  5. Click ‘Next’.
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  6. Type a name for your server and click ‘Next’.
  7. Select to use a ‘Popular Template’.
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  8. Pick the ‘CFX Default’ template for now. Other templates may exist, but some will require a database server.
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  9. Click ‘Save’ or select another path.
  10. Go to the ‘Recipe Deployer’.
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  11. Click ‘Next’ once you’re sure the recipe looks fine. It should be fine the way it comes.
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  12. Enter the key you just made on the Keymaster in the ‘Before you begin’ step and click ‘Run Recipe’.
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  13. If everything’s correct, you can click ‘Next’ again.
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  14. … and finally, “Save & Run Server”, and you’re done!
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Last modified February 26, 2022: Fix issues from last update (27da573)