How to Add Custom Maps in Server?

Hi! In this extensive tutorial, I will show you the proper way to install maps in your Counter-Strike server. So in this tutorial, I will be sharing you:

  • Officially Accepted 360+ maps.
  • How to install custom maps.

So without any wait, let’s get started.


In our hosting, we also provide you map files for your convenience. We have a downloads section in our website which is accessible to the customers of NamVr Hosting. In the downloads section, there’s more than 300 maps uploaded, the best official and stable maps that have been tested. Although some maps won’t work, we will help you fix it, just contact us.

To access our official maps, you just need to register in our website and you must have a proper license to enable viewing. We have whole gaming files and maps, modules etc uploaded in our Google Drive Folder. You can click the button below and ask us for the permission. If you have asked permission from the registered email ID, it will get approved very quickly.

On clicking the above button, you will be redirected to Google Drive. Sign in with your registered email ID and you will see this page.


In the text box, type your name, license key and registered email ID as described in the image, or simply copy these values (from below) and replace them with your original values.



License key: NMVR:ABCD (Your Key)
Registered Email ID: [email protected]


Then just click Request Access. We will soon review it and then you will get access. If it’s a bit long time your application has not reviewed, directly contact us regarding this case.

After you have got the access, go to your game-mode, here it will be Counter-Strike 1.6 and then you will see these options: Maps, Modules and Metamod.

In this tutorial, we are showing you how to upload your custom maps to the server. So open up the maps folder and you may see many map files. Just scroll and find your favorite files, then click download to download them all. Now it will in your local storage.

Follow Up: In the next section, you will get to know how to upload these custom maps.

How to Install Custom Maps in Your Counter-Strike 1.6 Server

To install your maps in your server, you need to have:

  • A SSH Client,
  • Your Server Password and Details
  • Your Maps in your local storage

After that, you can proceed. We will recommend you using Bitvise SSH Client to access the server files and console, because it is free to use and easy to use application. Follow these steps to upload your map.

1. Login into BitVise SSH Client using your username, host and password provided to you already.

2. Now click Login and you will see SSH console and FTP window. Minimize the SSH Console and open the FTP window.

3. Navigate to:


Here is your maps folder. Drag and Drop your custom maps (.bsp files) into the remote maps folder. All your maps will be started uploading.

4. After all the maps have been uploaded, simply close the FTP window and open the SSH Terminal.

Write the following command in the console, or copy-paste it from here

./csserver restart

Your server will be restarted and all your changes will be applied.

Yes, that’s done. You have successfully uploaded your custom maps in your server. Good Job! Now you can change the maps easily using amxmodmenu or amx_map command from console when you are admin.

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So, this was the end for this tutorial. We hope that you liked this tutorial. I tried my best to cover everything related to the topic. But, if you still have any queries, feel free to ask us. You can create a support ticket and mention your support license key so that we can review your request. We again thank you for purchasing our services.