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Article: How to install MySQLOO on a GMod Server

How to install MySQLOO on a GMod Server


What is MySQLOO?

MySQLOO (MySQL Object Oriented) is a tool that is used to connected your Garry's Mod server to your database for selected addons. Certain addons need to use a database to store data for your GMod Server, such as admin logs, bans, kicks, and much more.

MySQLOO is a modified version of MySQL for the purpose of using it to get your Garry's Mod Server to talk to your database.

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How to install MySQLOO for your Garry's Mod Server

  • To install MySQLOO for your Gmod Server you are going to need to go to the official MySQLOO GitHub.
  • Once you have gone to the official GitHub, then you will need to download a file called "gmsv_mysqloo_linux.dll"
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  • Once you have downloaded the gmsv_mysqloo_linux.dll file, you can now get your server ready.
  • Head over to your server on the Realms Game Panel or on your VPS Host and head over to the "File Manager" section.
  • When you are in the File Manager, you are going to want to head to the directory "/garrysmod/lua/bin". If you can't see the bin folder, you are going to want to create a new directory within the "/garrysmod/lua" folder.
  • Upload the .DLL file you just downloaded from GitHub and upload it into the bin folder.
  • Now the file is uploaded you are going to restart your Garry's Mod server, and now you have MySQLOO installed onto your service.
After your server has restarted, it'll generate some configuration files, you can edit these for the specification of your addons or gamemode.

Now you have officialy installed MySQLOO onto your server, you can now install things like ULX / ULIB, DarkRP and more. If you want to learn how to install DarkRP or how to install ULX then our guides are for you.