How to kick or ban players from a Valheim server

Valheim is an open-world survival adventure game set in a procedurally generated world. Players will explore, build, and fight through a treacherous landscape alone or with friends while challenging Odin's ancient beasts. With an emphasis on cooperative multiplayer, keeping your Valheim server moderated and protected from bad actors is very important, especially for public servers.

Note To find a person's SteamID, go to

How to Kick or Ban Players from a Valheim Server

1. Log in to the BisectHosting Games panel.

2. Stop the server.

3. Choose the Files tab. 

 Find the following directory: /home/container/.config/unity3d/IronGate/Valheim.

5. Open the bannedlist.txt file. 

Paste the SteamID64 (per line) and click Save File.

7. Start the server.

How to Kick or Ban Players from a Valheim Server (In-Game)
1. From the Steam Library, Right-Click Valheim and choose Properties.

2. In the Launch Options field, type -Console ,

3. Log in to the Valheim Server.

4. Press the F5 key to open the console.

5. Type ban [playername] or type ban [SteamID64] to ban a player.

6. Type kick [playername] or type kick [SteamID64] to kick a player.

7. Type unban [playername] or type unban [SteamID64] to unban a player.

8. Type banned to see a list of banned players.

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