[bf1942] Off Topic Admin Question

Chad Rose crose at southwestwireless.net
Fri Jul 25 13:59:39 EDT 2003

Yes, their biggest problem is editing the ServerSettings.con and/or starting
a server with the +config example.con.  I have spent several hours now
trying to teach them how to change these settings but it's alot of work
having to teach them how to do it from login, through the directory
structure, killing the process to stop server, and the different commands
that 'vi' uses, and then restarting the server.  I absolutely cannot wait
for something web based to come out.... I almost think this will be the only
way to make these people happy.  I will be waiting patiently and thankyou
for the quick replies.  That's what makes this list admirable to say the

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve" <steve at evenground.org>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: [bf1942] Off Topic Admin Question

> you can do it pretty effectively if they can at least grasp the
> ServerSettings.ini.  If they can edit that, then use CTFE kicker or
> Remote Admin tools, they can pretty much run it from there.   The only
> issue is completely restarting the server and that can be accomplished
> scripts that watch for the game process..  if it ever dies, restart the
> game.    That way the user can kill the game from the console in game or
> via remote console and it will restart.
> Steve
> At 11:49 AM 7/25/2003 -0500, you wrote:
> >I know this is way off topic.  But, has anyone developed or thought of a
> >to admin a BF Linux server for the non-saavy Linux folks.... maybe a web
> >interface or webmin module.  I have people that are very happy with the
> >Linux servers performance they just can't grasp the command line admin
> >of the house and they are planning to request the Windows server once
> >I would absolutely hate for this to happen.

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