Prepare your OVH Linux server to connect

Preparing your OVH (game-)server takes approximately 15 minutes, including the install time for Linux (Debian 10.9).

1. Navigate to your server

Login to your OVH account, and navigate to your OVH server. On the server-page, click on the install button next to "System (OS)".

2. Install from OVH template

3. Select "Debian 10.9"

4. Confirm settings

5. Waiting for installation to finish

Your OVH (game-)server will now start the installation process. Please be patient, it can take 10 - 20 minutes.

Bought an OVH Game server?
Follow the steps in this guide to make configure your DDoS protection:

If you make any changes (re-installing, changing password etc) to your OVH machine after this point, you might cause issues with the connection between your machine & GameServerApp and result in dataloss. Reach out to GSA Support if you have questions.

6. Continue with next step

Please wait until you received an "Installation finished" email from OVH, before going to the next guide!
Once you received the e-mail, please proceed to the next guide: add your dedicated OVH game server