How to Add an Admin on Your Factorio Server

Adding admins onto your Factorio server will allow users to manage your server through the vast amount of multiplayer commands that Factorio has in store.

Add Admins via FTP

  1. Navigate to your control panel.
  2. Access your server’s FTP by clicking on Files > FTP File Access, located on the left-hand side of your panel.
  3. In the top left, click New file and name it server-adminlist.json
  4. Add admins using the following syntax: [ “player1”, “player2”, …] - you can add as many admins as you wish.
  5. Save then Restart your server.

Add Admins in Game

You must be an admin already to add additional admins.
  1. Join your server.
  2. Open your console by pressing the tilde (~) key.
  3. Type in your console /promote (Username)
If you require any further assistance, please contact our support at:

Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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