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The admins on the Rust server are as follows.

  • Klopps (Owner/Admin)
  • Shake Zula
  • TinyTigers

Admins can answer your questions and help you out if needed. If an admin or other player abuses their power please feel free to contact Klopps in game.

Please note, I am no longer looking for any additional admins at this time.

4/26/2022 – Updates posted on Rust Server Updates page.

84 thoughts on “Rust Admins”

    1. Thank you for your notification. For some reason it has been experiencing instability at random times of the day during the restart periods were it shuts down, begins to startup and freezes. This has been happening since the last Rust update. I’m hoping the July 2020 update will resolve this.

      The server is starting back up now and should be up soon.

  1. The server has been down for two days and battlemetrics shows it’s status as dead. Are you abandoning the server?

    1. I must apologize. I’ve been on vacation and as a result, have not been checking my email notifications for the server like normal. Somehow I missed the monitoring service’s notification to me letting me know it was down but did not come back up. I’m working on reapplying the patch for oxide and getting the server back and running.

  2. Thank you for the quick response. I have been using your server for a long time and love it. By the way, Battlemetrics is showing incorrect player info. The actual players on your server do not show on player list.

    1. Thanks! I’m glad to hear you love my server. As for Battlemetrics, I’m not sure how it gets its information for players, etc. so I’m not sure how to go about resolving that.

  3. I was wondering when the oxide mods will be installed. It is very difficult to navigate the server without them. Especially when you have become used to them. Thank you

  4. Just wondering when the oxide mods will be updated. Unfortunately I have gotten used to them. Thanks for giving us a great server to play on.

    1. hmm… the mods are there. I just manually updated AutoDoors and that mod recompiled fine. Which mods are you saying are not working? I can check to see if there is/was an update done to the mod plugin for this updated version of oxide.

  5. It appears that the server is totally vanilla. No voteday, stacks limited to 1000, instacraft, death notes etc, etc.

  6. The Server looks like a completely vanilla server. there are no mods working. no voteday, small stacks, no instacraft, no auto door, etc, etc.

    1. Ok. I’ve made some modifications to the batch file the runs the update routine for Rust and Oxide. I think what happened is when the server crashed last time the RustDedicated process that runs the server still hand some files open which prevented Oxide from fully updating. This time it looked like it got a clean update so hopefully 3rd time is the charm.

  7. Third time was a charm! Thanks for getting the mods installed. I can get back to really enjoying the game. FYI auto door close not working, but no big deal.

    1. Glad it worked. I’ll check out the AutoDoor plugin and see if something was changed.

      ** Update **
      Well, after checking it I did not realize it was not on my watch list. The one the server has was extremely outdated. I’ve installed the new plugin and hopefully, it is working now. If you find any plugins do not work please don’t hesitate to let me know.

  8. The server has been down for days, are you shutting it down for good. Please let me know if I need to find another Rust server.
    Thank you

  9. Hi folks. The server appears to be down, auto server reset about 20 hours ago but it didn’t come back up.

  10. Hi all.

    The server is listed as being online but isn’t showing on the in-game Rust server list.

    1. Thank you for the update. I did not get the email notification from umod about the Oxide update so the server was in need of being updated to the latest release of Rust and Oxide. It is currently patching and should be back up soon.

    1. There was an update today. The server had not been updated yet. I’m forcing the update now. Hopefully, that will solve the issue.

      1. And right after the update was completed another update came out. The server is updating and restarting right now.

  11. Sean the new map is missing a lot of Monuments. There is no Bandid camp, Airstrip, train yard, power plant, water plant. Is this the map you intend us to use? Do you think you could reset the server and provide a map with more Monuments. This map is very limiting.

    1. Updating map to next in sequence. If anyone ever has a good seed they want to try, I can set that seed on the next month’s cycle.

    1. There have been a ton of hotfixes since Thursday’s update. I do not believe Oxide had caught up or was unzipped correctly so the server was freezing. I’ve downloaded Oxide again and am running the update.

      1. Good afternoon! I’m still not finding the server in the server list, I’m not 100% sure it’s up and running?

        1. The server just started its 6-hour restart cycle at 3:43 pm It is currently in the process of starting back up and should be up shortly.

  12. Sean, the server map is very limited. Can you reset to a new map?
    Perhaps seed 1393783525 4000 size if possible. thanks for your help

    1. Seed set to the requested one. Size increased to 4000. Just an FYI – I’ve never ran this server at 4000 in size so I’m not sure of the performance.

      Server is restarting with new map.

      1. If performance lags perhaps 3800 size would work. We will test the current map and let you know the result.

        Thank you Sean for doing this

        1. The server was lagging and causing issues reporting down constantly. I’ve adjusted the map size to 3800 which unfortunately means there was a wipe. I’ll continue to monitor and see how this size works. Unfortunately, the server this runs on only has 12G of RAM and a size of 4000 was exceeding that.

          1. The lag on the server is rendering the game pretty much unplayable at the moment.

          2. Unfortunately, this map at a size of 3800 is just killing the server. It’s using at least 85+% of the RAM available to the server and nearly 30-50% of the cpus. The best I can do is shrink the map back to 3000 which seems to be more playable. Please let me know if you want me to do that.

    1. Sorry, if that was the timeframe I had several large uploads going on to cloud backup at that time.

  13. Well, it seems someone is raiding on the server. I just woke up to find my base gone, a hole in the back of the stone wall, all furnaces empty and everything in my player inventory gone.

    According to the server history, bike2envy, Radioactive or Hollowell2 are the likely candidates for raiding.

  14. Considering bike2envy suicided off the server as soon as I thanked him for raiding me…..seems a prime suspect.

  15. Additional update. It seems multiple bases on the server have been raiding out. Someone was busy last night sometime after 10pm eastern.

    1. Hi, I’ve been away on vacation without much Internet access to the server. Please let me know if this is still an ongoing issue and I will address it.

  16. Sean, the Rust server has been down for over a week. Is it coming back soon or are you shutting it down. A number of players are asking that question.

    1. Thank you for the notice. I didn’t realize it was down. It’s updating to the latest version of Rust and will have the same map seed. It should be back up as soon as all that is complete.

  17. sean, since the recent Rust wipe the server has been rubber-banding to the point of not being playable. Do you have any ideas about why this could be happening? Thanks for any help

    1. I have stopped a cpu intensive process running on another virtual machine on the same host the Rust server is running on. Please let me know if the performance picks up. I don’t remember when I started that process but it was probably around the start of April. I thought I had limited the CPU usage on that other virtual server but perhaps I had not limited it enough or Rust is at the point it requires all 4 cores now.

  18. Sean,
    The server looks to be somewhat broken. No daily kit, no instacraft, no transport. Weapons break when you shoot them. Looks like something happened in last couple of days. Thought you should know.

    1. Is this different today verses before today? Some of the things you mention (kits, teleport, etc) were updated via plugins today.

  19. Yes, it is different. looks like a new info panel was added at bottom of screen. looks like not all of the plugins updated

    1. My provider’s modem died Monday night. I had to replace it Tuesday morning when my provider’s store opened Tuesday morning. As a result, I had to update DNS records across the board for all my stuff. This DNS update can take up to 24 hours because my domain name providers had it set to 24 hours. I’ve since changed that in the event something happens again like this.

      I do show you in right now (or at least your user).

      Thank you for bearing with me during this hardware issue.

  20. No need to to thank me. You are the best admin on any rust server. THANK YOU!
    Oh, if possible could you restore the instacraft plugin when you have a chance.
    Thanks again,

    1. I changed the default setting from 50% to 0%. This value is not set to what the old one was. Please let me know if this solves the issue. Otherwise, there are 100s of changes between the old plugin and the new plugin versions. Can you describe (or give examples) what the difference is now from what it was when it was working.

  21. Sean,
    The instacraft is now working, every thing else seems to be working. Thank you. Captcha is not working. Error message says please solve Captcha correctly, but there is nothing to solve. Can’t always get message to you.

    1. Glad I could help.

      Thanks for letting me know about the Captcha. I was hoping I wasn’t going to have to upgrade that plugin as they’ve taken some of the free features away and moved them to the paid tier (ugh).

  22. Sean,
    It appears the rubber-banding is back. One player said he locked up for a couple of minutes. Lot of rubber-banding around monuments.
    Thanks for any help.

    1. I’m not sure what else I can do. This map size is eating up almost all the memory the machine has. Reducing the map size back to 3000 may alleviate the issue. I think that may have been why I had it originally at 3000.

  23. Sean, maybe at the next wipe reducing the map size will work. The current size is most likely the problem. Thanks for researching this.

    1. No problem. In regards to that, Facepunch generally does their wipe release on the first Thursday of the month. I may or may not be able to get to this update until Saturday because of my location and service accessibility. So, if the server is down due to wrong version until then that is why.

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