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How To Transfer A Local Save To Your Sons Of The Forest Server

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of uploading an existing world and player save file to your Sons Of The Forest dedicated server.

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Locating your existing Sons Of The Forest save files

To start we first need to get your existing save file from your local PC.

  1. Press Win + R on your keyboard to open the Run dialog.
  2. Copy and paste %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Endnight\SonsOfTheForest\Saves\{YOUR-STEAM-ID}\SinglePlayer into the Run window and press OK.
  3. Here you will see a folder with random numbers, inside this folder you will find your

Convert your single player save to a multiplayer save.

  1. After you’ve completed the above and copied your file, move it to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Endnight\SonsOfTheForest\Saves\{YOUR-STEAM-ID}\Multiplayer.
  2. Open Sons of the forest and click Multiplayer > Host Game > Continue > Load Game, and select the world you want and click Start.
  3. Once in the game manually save the game using a Tarp or Tent and then close the game.
  4. Navigate to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Endnight\SonsOfTheForest\Saves\{YOUR-STEAM-ID}\Multiplayer and copy the newly created save.

Uploading your existing Sons Of The Forest save to your server

  1. Login to the Game Host Bros Game Panel and stop your Sons Of The Forest server.
  2. In the Game Host Bros panel go to Management > File Manager
  3. Once there navigate to /serverconfig/Saves/DedicatedServer/Multiplayer/0000000001 and delete all the inside (back this up if you want to save this world).
  4. Upload your latest file.
  5. Start your server.