How to host a dedicated server
See the following forum posts. It explains how to set up a dedicated server for Linux and also Windows based systems to be controlled through automated scripts and where to change settings.
The post also explains the manual way of handling a server directly using the console without scripts in the spoiler section at the end of the post.
http://www.runningwithrifles.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2182 (this is for version 1.0, for newer version just go to the according forum thread in the "news" section
http://games4linux.de/howto-running-with-rifles-dedicated-linux-server-erstellen/ (in german/auf deutsch)
http://www.runningwithrifles.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1039 (this thread is obsolete as base on version 0.94 but the basic procedure remains the same)
- also this helps http://www.runningwithrifles.com/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=4