How to make yourself an admin on your Rust Server

The following guide will explain how to get yourself set up as an in-game admin on your Rust server.
 
Open your game panel located here
 
You must use a Steam64ID (looks like 76894329123023 ) you can obtain your own using this website:
https://steamid.io/
 
Option 1
 
Step 1: Open your Web Console from within your game panel. In the password section, enter in your Rcon password. This password is found/set in your server.cfg
Step 2: Type in ownerid Steam64ID (replacing Steam64ID with your Steam ID) and hit enter. You should receive confirmation that it was successfully added.
Step 3: Type in server.writecfg and hit enter. If you were on the server, you will need to log out and then back in.
 
Option 2
 
Step 1: With your server stopped, click the 'Configuration File' button in the control panel.
Step 2: Click the text editor option for the 'users.cfg'
Step 3: On a new line add
ownerid Steam64ID
replace Steam64ID with the steam64ID of the player you are wanting to give admin to
Step 4: Click save
 
It should look like
ownerid 76894329123023
 
If you are wanting to have multiple admins, you would add them each on their own line in the text editor
 
Example:
ownerid 76894329123023
ownerid 76894329413023
ownerid 76894329123222
ownerid 76897813015177
ownerid 76894329123023


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