VPS FAQ and Tutorials

How to install a Rust server with Debian 8 ?
In this tutorial, we are going to see how to install a Rust server with Debian 8 (64Bits).

You should have a VPS GAME Server with at least 4Gb RAM, the server use more than 2Gb RAM without any player.


Execute this command to install all required dependancies :

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install mailutils postfix curl wget file gzip bzip2 bsdmainutils python util-linux tmux lib32gcc1 libstdc++6 libstdc++6:i386


Execute this command to create an user :

adduser rustserver

Choose your password and skip details with your Enter key.

Connect as rustserver :

su - rustserver

Now, download server script :

wget https://gameservermanagers.com/dl/rustserver

Make it executable :

chmod +x rustserver

Launch the install (It can take a few minutes):

./rustserver install


Basic Commands

Commands list :

Start server :
./rustserver start

Stop server :
./rustserver stop

Restart server :
./rustserver restart

Console (Use Ctrl+B then D to exit, Ctrl+C stop the server):
./rustserver console


Update (if needed) :
./rustserver update

Force Update :
./rustserver force-update

Verify server files :
./rustserver validate


Get server informations :
./rustserver details

Debug mode :
./rustserver debug


Create a server backup (gzip) :
./rustserver backup

Script from : gameservermanagers.