If you are weird like me you might for some incomprehensible reason need/want/require to have Samba running on your PFSense box but how to go about it?, there’s no default PFSense package for Samba so you would have to do it manually. Well, I found a way.
I was working on setting up a new […]
So, you were installing Windows Server 2008 R2 and when it came to choosing an edition you went with the Server Core, that minimalistic installation with the reduced attack surface was tempting. Now you’re sitting there staring at a command prompt asking yourself what the heck you were thinking. Don’t abort right away! give Server […]
Part 4 : Extras. Host and MOTD banners, Exclusive servers and lobby.
How do you change the banners on your server?.. How do you connect to your server if you create a new lobby ?.. Yes, I had those same questions when my server was up and running, the first one about the banners was an easy one.. the one about creating a new lobby and connecting to your server.. that one required some Console magic. was no problem after Valve fixed the Steamgroup servers.
Part 3: Monitoring the dedicated server.
Since the game is not run as a service or as a daemon but as a program you have to stay logged on to the server as the user while the server is running, depending on your situation this might be bothersome. Optimally a dedicated server should be run as a service, you start it and can go do something else on the computer, even log outof your user. This is what I wanted to achieve from the get go, but I ran into some problems that I solved in the end.
Jóhannes H. Laxdal is a specialized humanoid carbon unit whose field is computers and telling lousy jokes, it has a tendency to put "well" before every sentence it utters. In here you will find its ramblings about computer-related stuff.
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