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Published Date: 6/19/2020
Review: Best host ever, nice staff/owner. Price is good. Fast setup of the server, fast start up. Server have Auto restart and auto update of the server. i have try many server host for my ark server and ashosting is the best forever.
Published Date: 4/22/2020
Review: This server hosting is probably the best you'll find, there is constant support and even when the staff is busy the ashosting community will help you if you're in a situation.
Published Date: 4/18/2020
Review: Speaking of hosting a server, Amazing service very polite and fast procedure would 100% recommend
Published Date: 3/22/2020
Review: I tried several other server providers... (a lot) and some of them felt really good... but... and this is a big BUT, once I tried arkserverhosting.co.uk I realized the difference between a good one and the best one. The servers are Top tier, I never ever had any lag with them, The control panel is the fastest one out there, it is a little different than the most of the panels but once you get used to it... It is amazing too.... The mod updates? ohhh those updates... none of the server providers has anything like what they have. A real time update checker what will immediately see if there is a new version and starts to send warning messages to the players about an upcoming restart in X minutes... It can not be more perfect than this. If you need support you get it in no time, they even have a very nice community on discord to get help if you need. I just can not imagine a better server provider. Keep up the good work. You guys are amazing.
Published Date: 9/8/2019
Review: Christian was very helpful in setting up our server for us and even gave us hints and tips as he also has an ark survival evolved community of his own for the past several years. He answered all of my questions and was professional throughout. I would never choose any other hosting for ARK, ASHosting will always be my go to host.
Published Date: 9/8/2019
Review: One of the best hosts I have had the pleasure to host with. We had a a couple of problems at first but the support team was very helpful and fixed the problems, no problems experienced since then.
Published Date: 8/29/2019
Review: repeated almost daily failures panel,administrator instead of solving the problem after talking on discord blocked my access to the panel and began to say that I am a kid
Published Date: 8/17/2019
Review: The prices are very cheap and the services are quite good, too bad for the lack of a guided user interface for organizing the mods, but, as far I know, it's common in may hosts, so it's ok. The staff is always available for help on discord and they have a nice tutorial section. Keep it up!
In this guide you will learn all the details and the requirements needed to create an Rust dedicated server on your home computer, VPS or Dedicated Server, either you use Windows or Linux, you will be able to create an Rust dedicated server by following this guide carefully through all the illustrated steps and written instructions.
We cover all the network configuration to help set up your internet router/firewall in order to make your server visible on the servers listing, we will also give you instructions on how to connect to your server and play on it.
This guide also covers everything required to manage your server after creation. You will learn on how to install uMod plugins and add them to your server, how to update them, how to, modify your server settings from the basic ones like changing the server name, adding a password on the server and also the more advanced ones like changing in-game multipliers, XP levels and more.
Sooner or later you will need or want to try out the admin commands and we got you covered, you can learn how to use admin commands like for spawning guns, turn god mode or just fly around, Rust does have a lot of admin commands and we give you the full list of them. If you are outside of your server and you still want to manage your players, send admin messages, or just check whos playing, you can do that using an RCON tool, we will give you full training on how to connect to your server RCON and execute commands on it.
If you have any issues you can search in our troubleshooting section for a possible fix or solution, we cover most important and recurring issues on an Rust dedicated server, you will also want to learn on how to update your server when it’s needed like the uMod plugins when an update it’s released.
We give you some extras also, you will like to have a system to auto restart your server every XXX hours, and backup your world now and ever just to be safe and secure about all the hours you lost grinding in-game.
You can find some external links for more content, uMod forums has a very active community happy to help you in your questions, and official wiki also gives all the details from A to Z about Rust and how to play it.
Please read and follow all the steps carefully one by one, and you will be able to accomplish all the tasks mentioned in this guide without any issue.
(2.1) Prerequisites - Hardware
You will need at last 4GB to 6GB memory RAM minimum, a vanilla Rust dedicated server without any players take around that amount of memory, the maximum memory recommend it’s based on the number of players you will have, the number and type of mods you use and how much you boost and adjust your server settings. We also recommend having a CPU clock at with at last 3.2Ghz for optimal performance, below you can find a table with estimated values on the hardware requires Vs server setup.
SERVER WITHOUT PLUGINS
SERVER WITH PLUGINS
|30-60||3.0Ghz - 4/6GB||3.0Ghz - 6/8GB|
|60-100||3.0Ghz - 6/8GB||3.2Ghz - 8/10GB|
|100-200||3.2/3.4Ghz - 8/10GB||3.6/3.8Ghz - 10/12GB|
|+200||4.0Ghz - 12GB||4.0+Ghz - 12+GB|
Results are estimated values tested under normal conditions on Windows Server 2012/2016, values may vary between different hardware specifications, O.S. or Linux distributions.
Prerequisites - Hardware
To create and manage your Rust dedicated server you will need to download and install certain dependencies for Rust server be able to run, you will also have to download and install some third-party tools in order to easy create and deploy your server. There are some optional applications and tools to help you on this task, find below a list of all required and optional applications and tools and choose the ones you will need and suit better for yourself.
Tools required to create the Rust server on Windows
Tools required to create the Rust server on Linux
Pre made Pre-made scripts used on this guide
In this section, you will learn how to easily create a Rust server using Steam client. Download and install Steam client from the (2.b)Prerequisites - Hardware section, once you have it installed on your computer, log in with your steam account or create a new one. If you follow the steps below one by one carefully and you will have an Rust dedicated server created and working soon you get into the last step.
Create a folder called SteamCMD on your C:\ drive, download SteamCMD and place it in that folder.
Create a folder called Rust on your C:\ drive, inside create a new Text Document file with the following SteamCMD command and save it as Update.bat
C:\SteamCMD\SteamCMD.exe +login anonymous +force_install_dir C:\Rust\ +app_update 258550 +quit
Inside Rust folder on your C:\ driver, create a new Text Document with the following command inside and save it as Start.bat
RustDedicated.exe -batchmode +server.hostname "Server Name" +server.seed 793197 +server.maxplayers 40 +server.worldsize 3000 -logfile "logfilename.log"
Double click and execute the Start.bat file and you should see the server console opening, give it a few minutes for server to start and generate the map.
Open your Steam, go to menu View > Servers, and change to Favourites tab, add your server exactly like the image below.
Open Rust game on your Steam, go to Play Game menu, on the filters change to Favourited, your server will show up, just double click it to join it. Head over to (5) Firewall and port forwarding section to make your server visible to the public internet.
If you want to customize your server settings create the following file
server\my_server_identity\cfg\server.cfg and inside you can add your custom rust settings, you can find a full list in the official wiki.