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Valheim is one of the latest and most successful Early Access games , to ever hit Steam. Being that Valheim is enrolled in the Early Access program, it will receive frequent updates for the foreseeable future. These updates can apply to both server and client files as the game progresses forward. Game updates generally contain new features and functionality improvements, bug fixes, security patches, and more. So, when Valheim releases a new update, it may require the files on the server-side to be updated in order for players to connect. There are two different methods for installing, running, and updating a Valheim dedicated server. Depending on how you installed your server files will determine the necessary steps required for updating your server. The two primary methods are:. Want to skip all the work of setting up a server yourself?
Decided to run a Rust Dedicated Server? The installation and set-up for the Rust Dedicated Server is very easy and straightforward. This guide is for the installation of a server on a Windows PC. For Linux, please check out our How to host a Rust server in Linux guide.
Each update requires players and servers to update their versions of the game in order to play. As a RUST server owner, you must update your server once this server update becomes available. Many server owners use the monthly update as an opportunity to wipe their servers as well. If you come across any issues with the steps in this guide or need extra assistance, please reach out to us on our discord and we will be happy to help! Squishface is the co-founder and owner of Corrosion Hour; a RUST community and website dedicated to helping server owners with the administration and navigation of the ever-changing landscape of RUST.