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Installing Exile mod

Installing Exile on an Arma 3 server can take a little while, however if you follow these steps it should be running in no time at all;

  1. First you will need a website to run the MySQL server on, just follow this guide and submit a ticket to us requesting one: Claim your free web hosting

  2. Next, while we are setting up your website details go to the mod manager and install the Exile server files and Exile files, these may take a while to install.

  3. Once these are both installed add the following to your command line manager and click save, then select it on the right hand side so it’s in bold.

  4. Next we will need to setup the database, you should have received your login details via email once the website has been setup via ticket.If you follow the guide here on how to create a database on your website, make sure to name your database exile: Creating a MySQL database

    Keep your database name, database user and password safe as they will be needed for a future step.

  5. Next navigate to phpMyAdmin on Cpanel, and look for your new database on the left, mine is called exiletes_exile Open the database up by clicking on it and go to import at the top.

  6. Next download the following file and open it in notepad SQL File, you will need to edit the following part to include your database name on line 13 and 14. My database name is “exiletes_exile” then in phpMyAdmin import the MySQL file you just edited with the default settings and it should create your tables.

  7. Okay once this is done you will need to connect your database to your server, you will need 3 pieces of information for this, the database name, database user, password and your website domain. You will need to enter this in \@ExileServer\extdb-conf.ini like so:

  8. Finally you will need to change your mission file in your server config to one of the .pbo files located in \mpmissions\ I will be using Exile.Altis and also change it in @ExileServer\config.cfg under template =

  9. You should now be able to start your server, if you are unable to connect check your @ExileServer\extDB\logs to make sure its connecting

  10. If you have any further questions, feel free to submit a support ticket and one of our staff members will provide assistance - https://billing.nitrous-networks.com/submitticket.php