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How to make yourself an Admin on your Squad Server

How to make yourself Admin on your New Squad Server.



Head to the File Manager in your Game Panel and navigate to /SquadGame/ServerConfig/Admins.cfg

Open the file and at the top of the file it lists all of the permissions that you can assign to a single user. You will need to make a group. The format for doing so is:

Group=<Group Name>:<Permission 1>,<Permission 2>,<Permission 3>


Example with information filled in:

Group=Mod:cheat,chat,kick,ban,cameraman,immune,reserve


Admin privileges are given in the same file by adding the following in the same place:

Note: To add yourself as an admin, you need your Steam64ID. If you don't know your Steam64ID, you can find it by using Steam.io or other similar services. Once you have your Steam64ID, add it to the admin section following the existing format e.g.,

Admin=<Steam ID #>:<Group Name>.


Example with information filled in:

Admin=12345678901234567:Mod


Once you have followed these steps press "Save Content" button in the bottom right and restart your server.


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Created By: Cooper A.

Updated on: 19/06/2023

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