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--rcon-password PASSWORD

Console Command
Command --rcon-password PASSWORD
Command Category Description Command line parameters can be used to set settings in the command line before the game launches, this is useful mainly for advanced users or server hosts.
Description Password for RCON
Example None
Admin None
Category
How To Use

The command console is Factorio's command-line interface, which can be used for running cheat commands, as well as chatting with other players and receiving occasional status updated.

To open the console, press the / or ~ key. The ~ key is usually located below the Esc key. The / key is also usually the ? key.

The console can accept raw Lua code as well as game commands.

Use the Tab key to auto-complete commands and player IDs. Enter the first few letters and then press the Tab key.

Disclaimer: Because commands can sometimes make unexpected changed to your game, it is recommended that you save your game before using any commands.

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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
create a new map
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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--video-memory-usage arg
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
accepted values: all, high, medium, low
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
Path to file with server settings. See data/server-settings.example.json
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--version
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
show version information
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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--benchmark FILE
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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--apply-update arg
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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--force-d3d
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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--graphics-quality arg
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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-m [ --scenario2map ] arg
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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-s [ --map2scenario ] arg
Category
Command Line Parameters
Description
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