How do I make my server private?

You can password-protect your Garry's Mod server in order to keep random players from joining. To do this, please follow the below steps.

  1. Log into the control panel.
  2. Click the related service in the list.
  3. Click the "Kill" button in the top-right.
  4. Click the "File Manager" button.
  5. Click the "garrysmod" folder.
  6. Click the "cfg" folder.
  7. Click the "Edit" button to the right of the server.cfg.
  8. Put the password you'd like to use inside of the quotation marks (" ") to the right of sv_password.
  9. Click the "Edit" button.
  10. Click your server's name from the navigation at the top.
  11. Click the "Start" button.
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