In order to run a public Dedicated Server, game server administrators are required to enter their "cluster token". This token proves ownership of Don’t Starve Together and allows Klei to moderate servers that violate their terms of service.

To generate a cluster token, do the following:

Run Don’t Starve Together (the actual game, not the server that is being set-up. GSAs need to log into steam). Click Play.

Press tilde (~) (or ù on Azerty keyboards) to open the developer console and type:


This command will generate the cluster token under the name cluster_token.txt. This file located in:

On Windows:

/My Documents/Klei/DoNotStarveTogether/cluster_token.txt

On Linux:


On Mac OS X:


In order to use this token, enter it in your control panel and restart your server