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Published Date: 10/17/2020
Review: I have had many of many servers through nitrous and I would never recommend anyone but then for all of your server hosting needs! The customer service is impeccable, the servers, top notch. You can’t beat their prices either!! And my man Matt in support is a boss and helped me fix my lag from my huge mod pack
Published Date: 10/7/2020
Review: I had a bit of a problem with a custom mod pack for a Minecraft server and the support given was on point and was a great help!
Published Date: 9/28/2020
Review: I have been with Nitrous Networks for 3 years. Whenever I have needed support I used their very efficient ticket system and always get a prompt reply. The server has never been offline in my 3 years with them. Highly recommend them!
Published Date: 9/19/2020
Review: Fantastic service. I've been using nitrous networks for around a year now. My server has never gone down in this time and if there is an issue its something I have done. I open a ticket and they respond in no time to gel me get things back on track. Great company!
Published Date: 8/26/2020
Review: This is possibly one of the best and most responsive server hosts I have ever used in my 8 years of running game servers. Their customer service is quick and informative and their prices are extremely competitive.
Published Date: 8/24/2020
Review: I have been using Nitrous Networks for hosting for two years now. They have always been very responsive and helpful. Whether it be setting up a new server, clustering, or switching out games on an existing server, they have always provided top notch service. I don't see myself using any hosting service other than Nitrous.
Published Date: 8/12/2020
Review: Probably the best host in the world. I've used it for years and have only positive experience from good support to good pricing. I really recommend the host as they go the extra mile for quality and good support.
Published Date: 8/10/2020
Review: I've been using nitrous networks for over ten years. And not once have they ever disappointed. I've in the past curiously looked at other server hosts. But non have come close to nitrous. Seriously recommended. The staff a really helpful too. Whether you're starting out new or know your way around, the ticket system and staff are on point. Cheers guys. Sharky
Published Date: 7/27/2020
Review: I've been using Nitrous Networks since 2015. Obviously i've deviated a little going around trying different hosts but in the end always come back. That just says it all.
Published Date: 7/26/2020
Review: I used nitrous networks for about 4 months, the service was great and the response time was pretty quick, i definitely recommend this to people starting up their servers!
Published Date: 7/26/2020
Review: Great company, has been using them for around 2 years, first time for a small game server and now for web stuff. Zero issues so far and support is always in there to help you out.
Published Date: 7/19/2020
Review: Prices were cheap and fair, response time was awesome, Very helpful people. Definitely recommend Nitrous Networks.
Published Date: 6/29/2020
Review: Prices for services are more than fair, definitely better than anywere else. Also, their quality of service is the best I've ever dealt with. Support responds quickly, and is familiar with solutions to problems...which you would think is the bare minimum, but most customer support services that I've dealt with are robotic, slow, and incompetent. Never a bad experience with Nitrous Networks.
Published Date: 6/26/2020
Review: Best Minecraft server hosting service I have ever used. Tried using other hosts in the past but always end up with some sort of lag or reliability issues, even in the first few days of running, but have had none with Nitrous. I requested a dedicated IP for my server and within minutes their support responded to my ticket and provided me with requested dedicated IP. Amazing host and amazing support, I love it.
Published Date: 6/25/2020
Review: I've worked with many hosting services in the past and my #1 go-to is Nitrous. Their servers are the fastest, and most reliable on the market. They have near-instant response times to all of my tickets! Their pricing is very flexible, just ask and you will receive! I recommend nitrous networks to anyone new, or experienced in server operating!
Published Date: 6/25/2020
Review: As a new customer to this server host I was having trouble putting mods on without the site crashing. Luckily the customer service at Nitrous helped me with fixing all the issues. They were courteous and was patient with all my issues. They went, in my opinion, above my expectations in getting the server working. I feel as long as you are patient with them then they will solve your problems even if the issue is not easily fix. They stick with it until it is solved. I would HIGHLY recommend Nitrous to anyone!!
Published Date: 6/17/2020
Review: Amazing support! I cancelled my subscription wrong and ended up charged for an extra month, but in the end they refunded it to me and cancelled the server like I'd planned to! Plan to use in the future again!
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.