How to Add Admins on a Factorio Server

Adding admins to your Factorio server allows yourself and other users to manage your server through the different Multiplayer commands that Factorio offers. 

To add admins to your server:

1. Go on your server's control panel. On the left side, click "Files" and then "FTP File Access".

2. In your server's FTP, go to the location /factorio-stable or /factorio-experimental depending on your Factorio server's server type.

3. At that location, locate the file "server-adminlist.json". If you do not see this file, click "New File" and create this file. Click to edit this file.

4. In the "server-adminlist.json" file, add these lines just like this:

5. You can add Admins to your server like this:

6. Once you're done adding admins, click "Save File" to save those changes.

7. Exit your server's FTP and then click "Restart" on your control panel to restart your server.


A list of Factorio Multiplayer commands can be found here:


You have now successfully added an admin to your Factorio server!

Experiencing issues adding an admin to your server? You can submit a ticket to our support team and we would love to help you!


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