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Factorio Upload Existing Save

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of uploading an existing save file to your Factorio dedicated server. This is also handy if you’re starting a new modded Factorio world that requires a custom map such as Space Exploration.

  1. Navigate to your Factorio save file location.
  • Windows: (Press WIN+R) - %APPDATA%\Roaming\Factorio\Saves
  • Mac OS: (Press CMD+Space) - ~/Library/Application Support/factorio/saves
  • Linux: ~/.factorio/saves
  1. Find the save .zip file you want to upload to your Factorio server and copy it in a safe location.
  2. Access the Game Host Bros Panel and stop your Factorio server.
  3. Go to Management > File Manager and then open the saves directory.
  4. Drag the save .zip file from your folder to the server
  5. Navigate to Configuration > Startup Parameters and look for save name.
  6. Change it to the exact name of your save file.
  7. Star your server.