Arma Reforger: How to Setup a Dedicated Server (Windows)

Here is a quick tutorial on how to set up a dedicated server for Arma Reforger. if you want to play with your friends.


How to Setup a Dedicated Server

To start a reforger server in Windows, create bat file (“start.bat”) in your reforger folder (e.g. S:\Games\ArmaReforger\) and right click “Edit”. Add this:

cd S:\Games\ArmaReforger\
start /wait /REALTIME ArmaReforgerServer.exe -config “S:\Games\ArmaReforger\server.json” -profile ArmaReforgerServer

Now create a new file called “server.json” in the same folder and change the entries highlighted:

"dedicatedServerId": "ar-gm-%profilename",
"region": "EU",
"gameHostBindAddress": "YOUR SERVER IP",
"gameHostBindPort": 2001,
"gameHostRegisterBindAddress": "YOUR SERVER IP",
"gameHostRegisterPort": 2001,
"adminPassword" : "YOUR ADMIN PASSWORD",
"game": {
"scenarioId": "{59AD59368755F41A}Missions/21_GM_Eden.conf",
"playerCountLimit": 16,
"visible": true,
"password" : "YOUR SERVER PASSWORD maybe?",
"gameMode": "",
"supportedGameClientTypes": [
"gameProperties": {
"serverMaxViewDistance": 1600,
"battleEye": true,
"fastValidation": true
"mods": [

Now start the server with double click on start.bat. You should add UDP port 2001 to your firewall (both ways).

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