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Our Rust dedicated server hosting features automatic updates alongside Steam and the ability to schedule map and blueprint wipes for your server, whether that be weekly, biweekly, or monthly. If you don't want to use randomly generated maps, you can install any custom map you wish! Shockbyte provides everything you need to run a Rust server of any size.

Our system provides an automatic Oxide installation and supports full customisation of all Oxide plugins. Granting the ability to create any modded server you wish, such as increasing gather rates, custom gamemodes, custom loot-tables and roleplay servers.

Display your server on the modded or community server list and have the ability to add server tags, description and a display header to advertise your community!

Rust Server Hosting FAQ

Why should I choose Shockbyte as my Rust server host?

Shockbyte's Rust server hosting includes many more features and utilises far more powerful hardware than any of its competitors, even at a lower cost. Since 2013, Shockbyte has hosted over half a million game servers for hundreds of thousands of customers. Shockbyte has built an incredibly strong reputation among the gaming server community over the past 9 years and is renowned for service quality and customer support.

We're certain you'll be happy choosing to rent from us as your Rust server host, as we offer a full money back guarantee. If for any reason you decide to cancel your order, just contact our support team within 72 hours for a full refund. All we ask is that you explain why so we can continue to improve our service.

Still deciding? See the hundreds of positive reviews left by our customers on Trustpilot.

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How do I get started with my Rust server?

Your Rust server will be activated instantly upon payment. The control panel details and server IP will be sent automatically via email, which you and your friends can use to join the server.

You can customise your Rust server on the Shockbyte server control panel. Many of our customers choose to install the Oxide mod, which allows you to install many plugins on your Rust server. We provide full access to your server console and all server files via FTP. We provide many tools not offered by our competitors, such as automatic configuration editing.

If there's anything you need help with, our 24/7 support team is available to assist if needed.

Can I upgrade player slots later?

You can upgrade or downgrade your plan at any time from the client area. Once you have submitted the order, the new plan is applied automatically and instantly. No settings or progress is lost when upgrading - your server resources will simply be updated to the new amounts.

Our customers range from first-time server owners to large-scale game server networks with hundreds of players. With Shockbyte, there is no limit to the size you can grow your Rust server.

Every part of your Rust server can be changed at any time. You can change the configuration and add/remove mods at any time.

This will be my first Rust server host, what if I get stuck?

Our customer service is available 24/7 to assist with any server hosting questions. Contact our Live Chat (bottom-right of the page) or submit a ticket there's anything we can help with.

We also have many tutorials available to help with any aspect of managing your Rust server, covering virtually every topic.

If it is your first Rust rental server, we recommend watching our Rust hosting guides on YouTube and our Knowledgebase.