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How to License your server

OWI Squad Server Licensing Requirements



Obtaining a license for squad server will allow you to get more view and traction for your server. The better your server is advertised the more people will want to join. Without a license your server will appear on the Custom Browser and not the Main browser. To change this you will need to apply for a license.

How to get licensed


To apply and obtain a license, follow these steps:

Join the Official OWI Hosting Discord server for updates and for questions regarding your licensing down the line.

Contact us for your Specs of your node. Then use the information given to you in section 3.

Fill out the OWI license application For the Server Hardware Hosting Company type "Sparked Host". For "Server Disk Drives" enter "1TB HDD NO RAID" for Network Speed enter 1GB. Then fill in the rest of the remaining info from our

After Filling the application expect an email from OWI with an approve or deny request. OWI holds the right to approve or deny license applications for any reason. If they do deny you they should list the reasons as to why.

Add the license exactly as presented to the license.cfg

Restart the server

Squad License Admin Guidelines


OWI holds server licensees to a high standard, and expects you to follow these guidelines at all times: 

Game Server Administration Policies

These guidelines are changes very frequently so make sure you keep an eye on their OWI Hosting Discord.

Squad Server Licensing Rules



Make sure to also follow this document to ensure the continuation of your license. 

Server License Information

Updated on: 08/01/2023

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