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Old 03-17-2002, 05:40 PM   #1
Wilhuf
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Post Dedicated Server FAQ

Jedi Outcast Dedicated Server Administration
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


--Will be updated as more details are revealed--

How do I set up a dedicated server?
1. create a batch file that will actually start the server
2. create a configuration file to configure the server

Where can I get a server configuration file?

What hardware do I need to set up a dedicated server?

How do I set my server name?

How do I set additional public server information?

How do I set the server Message of the Day (MOTD)?

How do I list my server on a master server list?

How do I list my server on the Zone?

How do I set a player limit?

How many players should I host?

How much bandwidth is required to run my server?

How much bandwidth is required per player on my server?

How do I restrict player bandwidth?

What maxrate should I use?

How do I restrict player ping?

How do I get a player's IP number?

How do I kick a player?

How do I ban a player?

How do I unban a player?

How do I limit the number of times a player can reconnect to my server?

How do I automatically balance the number of players on each team?

How do I set the timelimit for a level?

How do I set the kill limit for a level?

How do I change to a new level?

How do I change game types?

How do I reset a server?

What is a 'pure server'?

How do I create a 'pure server'?

How do I host a modification on my server?

Where can I find Jedi Outcast modifications?

How do I host a custom map on my server?

Where can I find additional Jedi Outcast maps?

How do I host custom skins and models on my server?

Where can I find custom Jedi Outcast models and skins?

How do I enable/disable client downloading from my server?

How do I set the server administrator password?

How do I send messages to all players on my server?

How do I send a private message to an individual playing on my server?

How do I monitor my server remotely? (rcon)

How do I connect to a server remotely? (rcon)

How do I use the remote console?

How do I configure a server for use with a firewall?

How do I password protect my server?

How do I reserve slots on my server for players?

How do I set up a reserve slot password for my server?

How do I set up a server map cycle?

How do I log the server?

How do I compile player statistics?

Where can I find log parsers/statistics compilers?

What kinds of gameplay adjustments can I make for my server?
e.g. speed, gravity, availability of force powers, etc.


How do I set up a pre-game warmup period on my server?

How do I enable/disable friendly fire on my server?

How do I add bots to my server?

How do I remove bots from my server?

How do I configure bots on my server?

Where can I find custom bots to host on my server?

How do I enable/disable player voting?

Where can I find a list of console commands?

Common server administration console commands


Wilhuf

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