Server stuck in infinite "restarting server"

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  • Hi, I can't seem to get my server to come back up. I did a mod install, and after that it got stuck in infinite loop restarting server.


    After a while of trying I removed all mods and tried once more and now it seems it still is stuck forever in restarting server.

    PLease help. I've tried stopping and starting again, clearing cache and other stuff recommended from a google search.

  • If you are still having issues try the basic troubleshooting-


    If you are still having issues, some basic things to do:

    (1) Restart the server. If is hangs, about 5-10m a button appears to forcestop, then restart.

    (2) Check out the server logs. If you see crashstack, that more likely is a corrupted gamefile. It happens with ARK. Sadly the resolution is to rollback to the last known saved file. And no way knowing which one is bad. Some folks that do not feel comfortable trying this- you can contact Support. They more than likely will suggest the same. OR have they might find something else.

    (3) If this is a new server, try a reinstall.

    (4) If all the above fails, please contact Nitrado Support to further investigate. If you already have please continue to be patient. We are unable to assist you here in the forums.

    Moderators have no access to servers or accounts. We are volunteers and able to share experiences just like the rest as this is a Community Support Forum for Gamers and Admins just like you and I.


    Link: NITRADO


    Thank you.