Rust supports the use of custom made maps. There are services out on the internet where people make maps for you if you do not know how to do it. This is not a service we provide but our Rust servers do support custom maps. This article explains how to load them.

We recommend the following method for loading Rust maps. It will ensure your friends or those who join have the map as it forces the download.

Ensure Oxide/Umod is installed and fully operational. You can install this from the mod manager.
Some maps require RustEdit. This can be installed from the mod manager. If there is an update contact our support team who will be happy to update it. You can view the version using the link: https://github.com/k1lly0u/Oxide.Ext.RustEdit

Upload the map to a file hosting site such as dropbox. Dropbox is the most commonly used they provide easy URLs.
Copy the download link URL. It should be similar to https://www.dropbox.com/s/SomeRandomCharacters/YOUR_FILE.map?dl=0

The next step is vital to force download otherwise the server will not download the map.
Change the dl=0 to dl=1

The URL should now look like:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/SomeRandomCharacters/YOUR_FILE.map?dl=1

In the control panel. Click command line Manager.
Select 'Custom Map + Other Options' command line.
Enter the URL you had from the previous steps into the Level URL box.
Save the command line and launch the server.

Enjoy your custom Rust map.

Should you wish to use a procedural map or other official map from Rust you will need to switch the command line back to default.
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