Enable Side Chat on my Server

To enable Side Chat on a your newly purchased server the Disabled Channels list located in the mission file needs to be edited.

To edit this click the File Manager button on the home page of the control panel.

Once in the File Manager navigate to vilayercodecustom\missions\dayz.MapName

Please Note: If using Epoch the file path will be vilayercodecustom\missions\epoch.MapName

Once in this folder locate the descriptions.ext file and click the pencil icon to edit the file.

The first block of code at the top of this file looks like this:

respawn = "BASE";
respawndelay = 5;
onLoadMission= "DayZ Chernarus";
OnLoadIntro = "Welcome to Chernarus";
OnLoadIntroTime = False;
OnLoadMissionTime = False;
disabledAI = true;
enableItemsDropping = 0;
onPauseScript = "";
briefing = 0;
debriefing = 0;

We want the line that looks like this: disableChannels[]={0,1,2,6};

This is the list of chat channels that are disabled in the server. The number 1 is Side Chat. To enable Side Chat simply remove 1 from the list.

It should look like this when you’re done: disableChannels[]={0,2,6};

Click Save, restart your server and Side Chat will be enabled.


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