Install mods on Space Engineers server

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Tip: We recommend using a program with syntax highlighting such as Notepad++.
We also recommend the use of an FTP program such as Filezilla.

To install mods, please proceed as follows:
1. If your server has never been running, please start it once.
2. Stop the server and wait until the status is Server not running.
3. Now connect to the Saves FTP
4. Download the sandbox_config.sbc which you can find here:


Note: The ConfigID or ConfigurationID for your server can be found on our page under Game Server.
If your ConfigID were, for example, 123456, the path would look like this:/123456/saves/Saves/World.
5. Open it with a text editor and find the following line:</settings>.
6. Now delete the line <mods /> if it exists.
7. Now enter your mods according to the following scheme below </settings>:

    <ModItem FriendlyName="Name of Mod">

8. With more than one mod, it looks like this:

    <ModItem FriendlyName="Name of Mod1">
    <ModItem FriendlyName="Name of Mod2">
    <ModItem FriendlyName="Name of Mod3">

9. You can get the WorkshopID from the url of the mod:
In this example, the ID is 1698925282.
10. Save your changes and upload your file.
11. Start your server.

Tip: You can also download mods from To do so, replace Steam with
Also replace the WorkshopID with the ID you get from

Note: You can find the FTP login data in the web interface on
Click on your game server, then on FTP at the top.
Then click on the tab Saves, then scroll down a bit and there you will find the login data.