How to create your own server or server in Rust - Rust Server Manager

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Welcome to the article that has the answers you need! Enjoy this amazing and practical guide for design your server in Rust. Dominate your world!

But first, you need to know very well what Rust is

If the topic has caught your attention because you have seen that there is a lot of news on the upcoming game lately, you are in the right place! However, it is extremely important to know the history of Rust.


This video game was designed by Facepunch Studios. Its worldwide launch was made official in 2018 and hasn't stopped growing ever since. This project had great merits to position itself as one of the best.


The difficulties to be overcome

The target? Simple: survive. Sure… what's easier said than done. You will select a character and he will wander through a forest. You have to be able to get and cook food, water, among others essential elements to stay alive.

You can also find fabrics and clothes that can be very useful when traveling. You can craft weapons or just steal them from players who have died or are about to die. These will be very useful for dealing with both other players and wolf or bear attacks.

I need help? In this video game it is possible to form teams of up to 5 people. In this way, surviving, in theory, would be much easier. However, for starters, it's best to just play Rust.

How to create your own server or server in Rust?

Beyond the characteristics and potential of the video game, what is most striking are its servers. The number of servers grows exponentially and is served to connecting people from all over the world.



If you want to be part of the Rust expansion, of course, you will want to create your own server in Rust. However, for this they are there some things you need to take into consideration.

Requirements for download and installation

Creating your own server or server in Rust is not something you get just by downloading and installing the video game. Rather, you need to make sure your computer meets the minimum requirements needed to run it.

Only in this way can you ensure that the game works flawlessly. Especially now that you want to create your own server in Rust.

What is Rust Server Manager?

A fundamental element to build your own server or server in Rust is, neither more nor minus, RSM. What is that? The acronym stands for Rust Server Manager, an extremely easy to use program.

It has complementary options and tools that will help you build your server in minutes. RSM comes downloaded as a ZIP or RAR file. Once downloaded, create a new folder to extract its contents.


  • Extract the contents of the RAR or ZIP file, run the RSM program.
  • You will receive three messages, to which you can answer "No".
  • Go to the "Server Installation" tab.
  • Click on the «Install SteamCMD» button.
  • After downloading SteamCMD, click on the «Install / Update Server» button.
  • Select the "Main" option, which is recommended by the program.
  • Configure the server at your convenience. You can edit elements like:
    • First name.
    • Descrizione.
    • URL
    • Values, map size, among others.
  • Once you have finished configuring the server, click on the »button Generate seed «.

Time to join your server!

With the steps described above, you will have managed to create your own server in Rust. What remains now is connect to your server.


To do this you need to use the Rust command console and enter: client.connect: localhost: 28015, for example. Now, just wait for Steam to connect to your server and voila!

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