There are many reasons for wanting to host your own RUST server. Note: Some servers will require you to use a Steam account. Only one Steam user account can be logged in at any time. If you wanted to play at the same time, this will conflict.
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Getting started with Rust can be quite intimidating, especially for new users, so this guide will walk you through each step. We'll be showing you how to do this on both Windows and Linux machines. This guide proceeds under the assumption you have a good understanding of your operating system. Want to skip this guide? Check out our premium service! Like this guide? Check out our other guides via our Rust Knowledge Base! SteamCMD is a command-line version of the Steam client you all know and love. It can be used to install servers for various games, include Rust, which we'll be talking about here. For simplicity, just call it steamcmd.
What are the system requirements for a Rust server?
Source - Facepunch Studios. This popularity explosion is directly associated with a group of high-profile streamers who have taken to playing RUST together on a private server started by Offline TV. For this, first, you need the right service provider from where you can order your dedicated server, followed by installing and running the RUST server. In the following article, we will help you with.
Decided to run a Rust Dedicated Server? The installation and set-up for the Rust Dedicated Server is very easy and straightforward. This guide is for the installation of a server on a Windows PC. For Linux, please check out our How to host a Rust server in Linux guide. The Rust server can be taxing on your host but maybe not as much as you would think. As a baseline a 3 square km default gen size map freshly generated will run at close to 2 gigabytes of ram. So I would suggest having at least 7 gigs allocated per server. SteamCMD is the command-line console used to install the Steam related files and the mechanism by which the Rust server is installed and updated.