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ARK: Survival Evolved

Dynamic configs / Live Tuning

Manage ARK's DynamicConfig and DefaultOverloads.json through Config templates.

15 minute refresh timer

After making changes to the Config template it may take up to 15 minutes for the ARK game server to pick up the changes. This is normal.

ARK: Survival Evolved - Live Tuning / DynamicConfigs

Banlist URL


Add or replace in the GameUserSettings.ini underneath [ServerSettings]:



See BanlistURL instructions for RconConnect >


Wipe dinos on start

Wipe all the dinos on each start by adding -ForceRespawnDinos to the "end" section, in your active config template. This does not affect tamed / sleeping dinos.