Create a daily server restart, with a 30 minute, 15 minute, 5 minute and 1 minute warning.
Step 1 - Setup.
For this tutorial, you will need to have an Admin Password set, which can be done via the GameUserSettings.ini configuration file.
Additionally you will want to have your TimeZone Set Correctly for your Account, which can be done from the My Profile page.
Step 2 - Daily Restart
Navigate to your Control Panel Page for your Ark: Survival Evolved Server.
Click the Scheduled Tasks Tab
Select Scheduled Restart and then click the [New] button. The page will navigate to the settings page for the Scheduled Task.
From the Type dropdown, select Daily
Select a Start time that is in the future, by default it will be set to 10 minutes in the future, this time will be the daily time your server restarts. Make sure you remember this time as it will become useful later on in this tutorial.
Set the Name to something appropriate, such as “Daily Restart”, it can be anything, this is simply the name of this particular scheduled task.
Click Save to finish the creation of the Daily Restart Scheduled Task.
Step 3 - Creating the Broadcast Restart Warnings
From the Scheduled Tasks Tab click New, this time selecting Console/RCON Command
Enter the RCON Password for your server, which is your Admin Password
In the Command to Execute box enter
broadcast Server will be restarting in 30 minutes
For the Name type “30 Minute Warning”
In the Type drop down box, select Daily
The Start time must be set to 30 minutes before your daily restart time that you set in Step 2.
Click Save to finish the creation of the 30 Minute Warning Scheduled Task.
Step 4 - 15Min, 5Min and 1 Minute warnings
Repeat Step 3, however for the Start time in each set it to 15 min, 5 min and 1 minute before the daily restart time that you set in Step 2, appropriately.
Step 5 - Conclusion
You should now have a Scheduled Tasks Tab that has 5 Scheduled Tasks, 4 that broadcast warnings to the server, and 1 that restarts the server at a given time daily.
If you have any trouble following this tutorial, please contact support and we’ll help you set it all up.