Getting an error about not having a license key


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GTA V version?
Up to date?
Legit or Pirate copy?
Steam/CD/Social Club?
Windows version?
current build of windows 10
Did you try to delete caches.xml and try again?
Error screenshot (if any)

System specifications
I-5 4670k
8gb ram
gtx 1060
What did you do to get this issue?
tried starting the server
What server did you get this issue on?
CitizenFX.log file
.dmp files/report IDs

If an issue with starting:
GTA V folder screenshot
GTA V/update/x64/dlcpacks screenshot
Filepath to FiveM folder
FiveM client folder screenshot
Did you try to disable/uninstall your Anti-virus?

Also add what you already tried so far.
tried using an older build, deleting the server.cfg and redoing it, using a new key.

I don’t know what to do I have the server key in the right spot.


put “licencekey” key in between them


Ok I did that and I still get that error.


sayiing same thing…


Yeah it is. even after saving that and restarting everything


spaces too

and set key up correct on


Yes I did that


try a fresh server…can keep start.bat and server.cfg just make new server

show set up pic … i.e folders and locations, and text in start.bat


Ok I will give that a try real quick.


this typicaly means you are not launching the server from within your server-data folder or your batch file is not setup correctly and isnt using your config file.

i see you are using run.cmd you need to re-read the wiki page and follow it very carefully.


You are not launching the server correctly. You are clicking on run.cmd which is not what you’re supposed to do.

Please refer to Step 8 of

Also moved to #server-development:server-discussion


:laughing: damn missed that bit…


you need to make a start.bat file too


but change location to yours


It’s the little mistakes that always get you. I appreciate the help.


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