The following server settings exist for “ARK: Survival Evolved”. You can either specify them in the command line you use to start the server like this
ShooterGameServer "[your normal server parameters]?ServerPVE=true"
Or alternatively, you can use the
force_install_path\ShooterGame\Saved\Config\WindowsServer\GameUserSettings.ini (from patch 171.0 onwards). That file contains the following section, in which you can set the option values.
|ARK: Survival Evolved Setting
|Enables the PvE-Mode. Players can no longer beat each other to death, or grief other players buildings.
|This will enable Hardcore-Mode. Once you die, your character will be deleted.
|Enables the Crosshair
|Disables the character name displays which float around in the world.
|Saves the Game-Files in an alternative directory.
|Can everyone voice-chat with every one on the server, or are they limited by proximity?
|Prevents Items and Characters from being loaded from other Servers.
|Does what it says. It will display a message if players leave the server.
|Disables the aforementioned messages.
|Allows players to go into third-person mode.
|Will display the exact coordinates and position of players on ingame maps. [Added 05 June]