How to make your Rust server private

Currently there is no way to add a password to Rust servers. There are still a couple of ways to stop other players joining your server:

Method A
Add the following line to your server.cfg:

server.steamgroup <steam group id>

This will restrict your server to players in that Steam group

Method B
Install Oxide (via the control panel mod manager) and use the Whitelist plugin found here.

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