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Why does the server crash due to illegal characters in map path?

I'm working on windows with a 4.7.6 build - I have built from source however nothing has been modified.

When I try to run the server with my map as the default (as set in the editor) - it crashes immediately with this message:

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I've built the server using :

https://wiki.unrealengine.com/Dedicated_Server_Guide_%28Windows_%26_Linux%29

Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

Product Version: UE 4.7
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asked Jun 19 '15 at 09:22 PM in Packaging & Deployment

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Ok, I had the same issue and managed to fix it. I think the error is because I was running the server executable from the wrong directory. I had to copy it to my packaged directory and run it from there, ie:

\WindowsNoEditor\SpaceCoop\Binaries\Win64

Doing that resolved the error and the map loaded correctly. If you are having trouble getting a dedicated server working, this tutorial is GOLD:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSA8zUo8oCg

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answered Jun 19 '15 at 10:51 PM

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