Setting Licence Key in FiveM

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The server.cfg file in FiveM is what sets all the values for the server when it starts. It is required to set a Licence key or your server will not start.

Getting a Licence Key

You can get a licence key for free from

  1. Create an account
  2. Click Register New Server
  3. Put in the Server IP
  4. Register Your Server (for provider, select VPS and put Smarty Hosting)

You will receive a server license key.

Adding the FiveM Key to server.cfg

Find the line that says sv_licenseKey and put your key in there like this:

sv_licenseKey PUTKEYHERE

Then you can start your server and it will be registered with FiveM.

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