Rust

System requirements

    RAM: 4GB-12GB, Increases depending upon map size
    CPU: Dual core 3.4GHz
    Bandwidth: 10mbps upload

Useful Links

General Information

RustAdmin

Server RCON administration tool https://www.rustadmin.com/

Online Rcon tool by Facepunch

Wipe

A server wipe is used to reset a Rust server by deleting certain types of data about the map and players.
A wipe will keep the Rust+ data intact.

Map Wipe

A map wipe will remove all the player-made buildings and resources. Resetting the map back to its original state. However, a player's blueprints will be retained.
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./rustserver map-wipe
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Full Wipe

A full wipe will remove all the player-made buildings, resources and all player's blueprints.
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./rustserver full-wipe
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Automated Wipe

Using cron it is possible to automate your server wipes. The below example will wipe the server every Sunday night at midnight.
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0 0 * * 0 /home/rustserver/rustserver map-wipe > /dev/null 2>&1
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Random Seed

If the Rust server is using the Procedural Map and a seed is not set in the config when the wipe commands will set a new random seed.
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seed=""
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Install Oxide

Oxide is an API allowing you to run mods for your Rust server.
LinuxGSM now handles the install of Oxide for Rust, with mods-install and mods-update commands.
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./rustserver mods-install
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If a Rust update has been released, then an Oxide update will soon follow. To update Oxide, you can then run:
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./rustserver mods-update
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Install Oxide addons

To install Oxide addons place them into the serverfiles/oxide/plugins directory. This will cause them to load automatically when starting the server.
If you need to edit any addon configs, they will be located in serverfiles/oxide/config.
To update an addon without restarting the server, you'll need to reload the addon with an RCON command.
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oxide.reload PluginName
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RCON

Send RCON commands:

RCON is the protocol used to send commands to your server. You will need a tool to use it. Here are 3 of them:
To use software like Rusty, you need to alter LinuxGSM config and change rconweb="0". To use Facepunch tool, Rustadmin desktop or Rustadmin Online, you can leave it at default rconweb="1"
Note: Facepunch web tool currently don't accept domain names, you need to enter server IP.

Essential RCON Commands

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save ; will save the server state (useful before a stop or restart)
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oxide.reload PluginName ; will reload a plugin after updating it
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ownerid STEAMID64 "Nickname" "Reason" ; to add an owner
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moderatorid STEAMID64 "Nickname" "Reason" ; to add a moderator
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server.writecfg ; will save config changes, including new admins
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Note: append server.writecfg after adding an admin, and player needs to reconnect the server in order for it to be applied.
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