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How To Update FiveM Server Artifacts

Greetings, innovative server admins and passionate modders! Today, we’re diving into the crucial task of keeping your FiveM server up to date with the latest server artifacts. Whether you’re on Windows or Linux, or you’re working directly from a server hosting panel, I’ve got you covered. Let’s ensure your server runs smoothly with the freshest updates, providing an unmatched gaming experience to your community.

Video Tutorial

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For Windows Server

Windows Server
  1. Back It Up! Before we do anything, it’s safety first. Ensure you back up your server-data folder, especially server.cfg, and any custom resources.
  2. Fetch the Latest Artifacts: Navigate to the FiveM Windows server artifacts page. You’ll see a list of versions. We always aim for the stars but in this case, grab the highest-numbered stable version.
  3. Download and Extract: Click on the latest version, and your download will commence. Once it’s downloaded, extract the files using your favorite archival tool (like 7-Zip or WinRAR).
  4. Replace the Old with the New: In your server directory, replace the old artifacts with the new ones you’ve just extracted. Overwrite when prompted – don’t worry,
  5. Restart and Test: Run your run.cmd or whatever batch file you use to start your server. Watch it come to life, and then, it’s testing time. Ensure everything is in perfect working order.

For Linux Server

Linux Server
  1. Backup Your Data: Just like Windows, back up your server-data. It’s always better to be safe than sorry, particularly with your server.cfg.
  2. Go to the Artifacts Page: Time to grab the new toys from the FiveM Linux server artifacts page. Pick the latest stable version to keep things running smooth.
  3. Download and Unpack: Use wget or curl to download the artifacts directly to your server. Then, unpack them with tar – it’s like unwrapping a present for your server.
  4. Update the Artifacts: Move the new files into your server directory. If you’re asked to overwrite files, go ahead and confirm. Your server is about to get an upgrade.
  5. Fire It Up: With everything replaced, start your server using your usual method. Keep an eye on the console for any errors and address them if needed.

For Server Hosting Panel (Zaphosting)

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  1. Access Your Server Host Panel: Log in to your server hosting panel. It’s the command center where all the magic happens.
  2. Find the Update Option: Hosting panels often have a straightforward method to update artifacts. Look for an ‘Update’ button or a dropdown where you can select the latest artifact version.
  3. Execute the Update: Once you’ve selected the newest artifacts, confirm the update. The panel will work its magic, and your server will be updated without you having to lift a finger.
  4. Verify the Update: After the process completes, verify that your server is running the updated version. This can usually be seen in the panel’s dashboard.
  5. Restart if Needed: If your server doesn’t automatically restart after the update, you may need to do it manually. A quick reboot can often solve a multitude of mysteries.

Remember, keeping your server updated with the latest artifacts is not just maintenance; it’s an improvement. With each update, you’re ensuring better performance, security, and features. So, roll up your sleeves, follow these steps, and watch as your server transforms into a more stable, efficient, and joyful place for your players.

And there you have it, folks! A step-by-step guide to ensure your FiveM server remains the hot spot for gamers. Any questions, thoughts, or success stories? Drop them in the comments – I’d love to hear how it went for you!

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