An Administrator of a server can start/shutdown the server and edit the many options of it. Usually administrators of a server are the ones who own/run the server or trusted friends of the owner.
On the playerlist, admins have a @ sign next to their name.
Administrators can run many commands on the server including the following:
- Among many others...
Perhaps the number one rule of becoming a server admin is to never ask to become one. Most owners frown upon this and will not consider you for future promotions. You do not need to bring anything to their attention, if they need an admin, they will ask someone if they would like to become one.
Server owners usually only let trusting people become server admins. People who help others, play a lot at the server(s), or can be trusted may be able to be admin on a server.
Being a Good Admin
A good admin consists of a few traits. They may or may not be apply. A good admin takes care of vulgar language users, flame wars, and cheaters. The admin supports the server and promotes good and curtious gameplay. Again, these may vary on the rules of the server.