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 Installing and Running TrackMania 2 
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Post Installing and Running TrackMania 2
We strongly suggest reading the following first:

TrackMania 2 Server Wiki

ManiaPlanet Wiki


Control Panel -> Custom Commands -> Install ManiaPlanet (ShootMania and TrackMania 2)

Edit dedicated_cfg.txt

Using the File Manager or FTP, connect to the following location: /home/username/maniaplanet/UserData/Config

Follow all the instructions starting at Step 4 TrackMania 2 Quick Start Guide

Notice, there is a dedicated_cfg.default.txt that need to be copied to (save as) dedicated_cfg.txt or renamed to dedicated_cfg.txt.

Control Panel -> Edit TrackMania 2

Copy, paste, and edit following in Control Panel -> Custom Commands -> Edit TrackMania 2:

TrackMania 2


Do not remove any entries or you will encounter errors.

Do not enable enable multiple game's in the same config.


Remove the #'s to enable the game server.

Make sure there are no spaces in front.

TrackMania 2 Canyon

# server_exec="trackmania2canyon"
# game_directory="maniaplanet"
# gamesettings="MatchSettings/TMCanyonA.txt"
# server_ip="###.###.###.###"
# dedicatedcfg="dedicated_cfg.txt"

## The following is optional ##

FTP Transfer Log File Every 24 Hours

# remote_ftp_username="insertftpusernamehere"
# remote_ftp_password="insertftppasswordhere"
# remote_ftp_address="insertftpaddresshere"
# remote_site_directory="./mainwebsite_html/"

Control Panel -> Start TrackMania 2

Click Control Panel -> Custom Commands -> Start TrackMania 2


As per Step 10 from TrackMania 2 Quick Start Guide: ManiaPlanet server creates very useful log files in /home/username/maniaplanet/Logs

Remote Server Manager

You may find this tool very useful:

Remote Server Manager

Be sure to enable xmlrpc in the dedicated_cfg.txt file:

<xmlrpc_allowremote>True</xmlrpc_allowremote> <!-- If you specify an ip adress here, it'll be the only accepted address. this will improve security. -->

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