[cod] 2 servers on one machine -Help, Friday deadline!
steven at multiplay.co.uk
Wed Jan 14 06:06:39 EST 2004
Their is no reason to use separate ips and ports just ports will do.
You can not use separate ips as when an app is bound to a specific
ip it can not receive packets destined for any other ip this includes
broadcast packets it has nothing to do with first response etc.
So to recap: multi IP's will NOT work only multi ports.
Steve / K
----- Original Message -----
From: <cod at kaleplek.net>
To: <cod at icculus.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: [cod] 2 servers on one machine -Help, Friday deadline!
> Hi ck,
> Yes you are right, but this is on the internet and you send a heartbeat
> and information to Activision with wich ip and port you are using. Thats
> why you wil find them in your browser. But when you use LAN the clients
> have to find the machines themselve. This will be a problem because the
> are broadcasting on UDP and if you use 2 nics with same Port the client
> will only pick up the first response (the first COD server who response).
> This is why i say use 2 ports on different NIC's.
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