Installing the Rust Dedicated Server. Run the following commands, one at a time, at the Steam> prompt, to start downloading the server to your computer. login anonymous force_install_dir "c:\rustserver\" app_update 258550 quit. These are all of the necessary files required for a “Vanilla” server.How much does it cost to host a rust server?
In researching others, all I'm seeing is that most of them have the same issues but cost even more. It looks like a VPS is probably the way to go, but I don't know if they're solid enough to host a Rust server on. My budget is around $40/mo, and I run a pretty small niche server (50 people max, average is only about 30-40).What are the system requirements for rust server?
System Requirements 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. After some stress testing and 150k entities later, can use 6+ gigabytes of memory.How do I install rust on Steam?
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. Download SteamCMD for Windows. Extract the contents of the zip file to the folder you created for steamcmd.