How to become Admin Squad

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Note: You will need the SteamID64 of the players you want to make admins.
You can get the SteamID64 here:

First you have to open the settings of your server.
Click on the name of your server or the grey gear.

Basic Mode

In Basic Mode click on Admin Settings.
Then enter the SteamID64 under Admin 1, Admin 2, ...,
. Then click on Save and restart the server.

Advanced Mode

In Advanced Mode click on Admins.cfg on the left.
In the text editor on the right, find the line Admin=:Admin.
Then enter the SteamID64 according to the following template: Admin=SteamID64:Admins group
For example, the entry should look like this: Admin=7656xxxxxxxx:Admin
or like this: Admin=7656xxxxxxxx:Moderator
Create a new line for each admin you want to add!

Create your own admin groups

You can also create your own admin groups in the Admins.cfg for Squad.
These are created according to the following Template: Group=GroupName:Right1,Right2,Right3
. As an example, let's create the group Superadmin:


If you then want to assign a player to this group, the corresponding entry looks like this:


The rights available to you are:

startvote       - Not available at the moment														 
changemap       - Allow map change																 
pause           - Pause server											 
cheat           - Allows the use of cheats											 
private         - Allows setting a password											 
balance         - Ignores balance settings										 
chat            - Allows sending server messages										 
kick            - Allows players to be kicked																 
ban             - Allows players to be banned																  	 
config          - Allows changing settings												 
cameraman       - Allows admins to spectate												 
immunity        - Immunity against kicks/bans									 
manageserver    - Shutdown server												 
featuretest     - Any features added for testing by dev tea					 
reserve         - Reserve slot														 
demos           - Record Demos (not working)											 
debug           - show admin stats command and other debugging info		
teamchange      - No timer limits on team change		 
forceteamchange - Can issue the ForceTeamChange command
canseeadminchat - This group can see the admin chat and teamkill/admin-join notifications