Setting/changing the RCON PasswordLast updated: 2018-05-03
Most source engine games make use of RCON - a protocol that allows server administrators to remotely execute commands on the server.
To set your RCON password on a Source Engine game server such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive, you'll need to follow the steps below:
- Head to your File Manager from within NodePanel.
- Browse to the
csgowith your specific game of choice.
- Open, or create a
server.cfgfile. This file will be automatically executed by the server every time the game starts up.
- Add a line like the following (or edit, if it already exists), making replacements as necessary. It's important you use a secure password here, as anyone with this password will be able to execute commands on your game server.
If you wish to entirely disable RCON, set the
rcon_password value to a blank string, like so: