Rust | How to Add an Admin / How to Add an Moderator Print

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There are two different methods to add admins/moderators - this article covers both methods:

Using config file

How to add an Admin:

  1. Find SteamID64 using https://steamid.co/
  2. Go into the gamepanel and select "Configuration Files"
  3. Click "Configuration Editor" next to "users.cfg"
  4. Click the "New Admin" button
    - enter the Admin's SteamID64 in the SteamID64 field
    - enter the Admin's in-game name in the Name field
  5. Press Save in the top left
  6. You've now added an admin - for multiple admins simply repeat this process.

How to add a Moderator:

  1. Find SteamID64 using https://steamid.co/
  2. Go into the gamepanel and select "Configuration Files"
  3. Click "Configuration Editor" next to "users.cfg"
  4. Click the "New Moderator" button
    - enter the Moderator's SteamID64 in the SteamID64 field
    - enter the Moderator's in-game name in the Name field
  5. Press Save in the top left
  6. You've now added a moderator - for multiple moderators simply repeat this process.

Using RCon

How to add an Admin:

  1. Go to the official Rust RCON tool (http://facepunch.github.io/webrcon/#/home)
  2. Log into your server via RCON details which can be found by clicking RCON Details in the game panel.
  3. Execute following command in the console:

    ownerid [your steamID64] "[your in game name]"
    (include everything other than the [ ]) you can get your steamID64 from https://steamid.co/


  4. Then type
    server.writecfg (saves config)
    server.readcfg (updates everything to saved config)
  5. You've now added an admin - for multiple admins simply repeat this process.


How to add a Moderator:

  1. Go to the official Rust RCON tool (http://facepunch.github.io/webrcon/#/home)
  2. Log into your server via RCON details can be found in the command line manager within game panel
  3. Execute following command:

    moderatorid [your steamID64] "[your in game name]" "[reason]"
    (include everything other than the [ ] ) you can get your steamID64 from https://steamid.co/


    Then type
    server.writecfg (saves config)
    server.readcfg (updates everything to saved config)

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