Every CS:GO server comes equipped with a built-in banning system that allows you to prevent unwanted players from connecting and playing on your server.
Common Ban Commands
The main way to ban a player is by using a ban command and entering it into your server's console. Alternatively, you can send a ban command with the required in-game permissions.
The table below shows some common commands you should be aware of when it comes to banning players on your CS:GO server.
||Bans a user based on their SteamID or Player ID. If minutes are set to 0, the ban will be permanent.|
||Unbans a user based on their IP. If minutes are set to 0, the ban will be permanent.|
||Unbans a user based on their SteamID or Ban ID.|
||Unbans a user based on their IP.|
||Lists the users in the "banlist".|
||Lists the IP’s in the "banlist".|
Banning a Player
For the purposes of this example, we will be banning a player by using their user ID using our server console.
- Access your control panel and Start your server.
- Navigate to the server Console.
- Enter the
- Copy the user ID of the player you'd like to ban. The user ID is the number following the
- Enter the
banid [Minutes] [User ID]command.
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