FANDOM


RENotice



Installation and Getting Started

InstButton


Installing the Essentials Mod


Getting Started

First Things First - Setting Yourself up as Owner

Recommended First Steps - A Basic quick start guide with some basic features to get you up and going quickly

Permissions Hierarchy - For information regarding the available ranks and their permissions.

Mod Configuration - Will send you to the modding category

Whitelisting your Server with a Steam Group - Guides you through the process of Whitelisting your server using a SteamGroup.

Setting Naming Length and Censorship - Controls allowed name length and words used for censorship in names and in chat.


Upgrading the Essentials Mod


Uninstalling the Essentials Mod



Mod Configuration

Configs


Main Config Files - Description and Details

Config.ini - Please click here to go to the Config.ini category page and many articles.

Commands.ini - Many articles relating to the commands.ini file and its usage.

Kits.ini - Want to implement kits? Go here and check the articles.

Motd.ini - Check here to see articles relating to configuring the motd.ini file (MessageOfTheDay)

Ranks.ini - Check here to the all the articles relating to Ranks.

Controller.ini - Check here to see articles relating to Crafting Restrictions and the Controller.ini file.

Default_Loadout.ini - Change the items that your players spawn with.


Other Config Files - Content and Articles

Other Config Files

Reloading Essentials Configs on the Fly - Shows you how to make changes and commit without restarting your server



Tools and Features

Tools

Admin Based Tools and Features

Enabling and Using the Admin Remove Tool - The Standard admin remove tool. Can remove any object regardless of ownership (don't confuse with the Remover Tool)

Enabling and Using the Admin RemoveAll Tool - The mother of all remove tools. Use with Caution and for the love of god don't let your players 

Enabling and Using the Random Command - Useful for random lotteries or similar.

Enabling and Using the Portal Tool - Point, shoot, teleport there. 'nuff Said

Enabling and Using the Rfreeze Tool - Freeze all players within a given radius. Great for catching fly hackers.

Warping - Takes you to the warps article, allows you to setup admin or player based warping

Other Handy Admin Tools - A big list of other handy tools you can deploy to your admin toolkit.

Player Based Tools and Features

Enabling and Using the Player Remover Tool - Allows players to remove pillars, ceilings or foundations with nothing on them by hacking at it with a melee tool.

Enabling and Using Player Based Teleporting - Allows you to enable player based teleport usage in game.

Other Handy Player Tools - A big list of other handy tools you can allow your players to utilise.

Door Sharing - Takes you to the Door Sharing Article. Contains player based instructions.

Leaderboards - Takes you to the Leaderboards Article - Contains player based usage/instructions.

Player Based Warping - Takes you to the Warps article - Contains player based usage/instructions.

Creating Kits - Takes you to the kits section

Warzones and Safezones

Enabling, Setting and Removing Safezones - Will show you all you need to know to enable and setup a Safezone.

Zones

Enabling, Setting and Removing Warzones - Will show you all you need to know to enable and setup a Warzone.

Enabling Building in Zones - Will show you how to build in a Safezone or Warzone.

Damage Multipliers in Zones - Will take you to the Damage Multiplier page which contains options for setting damage values in the zones.

Troubleshooting Zones - Will take you to the Troubleshooting category for Zones.

Factions

FactionsButton

Enabling and setting up Factions - All the info you need to enable and setup factions for you and your players.

Damage Multipliers - Will take you to the Damage Multipliers article which contains options for setting faction based damage values.

Troubleshooting Factions - Will take you to the Troubleshooting section for Factions.

Troubleshooting

HlpButton


Setup/Installation Troubleshooting - Check here if having install, update or uninstalling issues.

Config.ini Troubleshooting - Check here if having issues with your config files.

Commands.ini Troubleshooting - Check here for issues with commands or the commands.ini file.

Kits Troubleshooting - Check here for issues with kits in game or the kits.ini file.

Motd.ini Troubleshooting - For issues with the motd.ini file or motd in game problems.

Ranks.ini Troubleshooting - For issues with the Ranks.ini file or rank issues in general.

Zones Troubleshooting - Check here if having issues with your Safezone or Warzones.

Factions Troubleshooting - Check here if you are having issues with your factions.

Bug Reports - Check here for confirmed bugs or submit one of your own.

General

GenButton


Participating Servers - List of Rust servers running the Essentials Mod.

Essentials Changelogs - Essentials version change logs - Find out what has changed!

Essentials Photos - Photos of Essentials in action.


Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.