be nice to have that in there!
I will see what I can do, ati.
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Well, last version working for me was 1.3. Version 1.4 just crashed everytime i tried to connect.
In the latest version I get this error if I try to connect to the Linux server:
Invalid memory access
Code Address: $771120CB
SourceCode line: 1180
Windows 7 pro, tried run it as adminisrator too.
Could you help me please?
$able, it seems that the ban reason part of a bans.txt file gets truncated to 31 characters when it is transfered to the RCon client. For example, if the bans.txt file on the server contains this line:
...then, when querying for the ban list using the RCon bans command, you'll only recieve the following:Code:11112222333344445555666677778888 -1 Silly person ruining the game for others
Is that a bug or a feature? (BE server v1.113)Code:GUID Bans: [#] [GUID] [Minutes left] [Reason] ---------------------------------------- 0 11112222333344445555666677778888 perm Silly person ruining the game f
EDIT It may also be a 72-characters-per-line limit in the list that's sent back when you issue the bans command
Last edited by Killswitch; Dec 20 2010 at 20:35.
When life gives you lemonade, make lemons.
I have tried every trick listed here to get the rcon working, yet continually get "could not connect"
Frustratingly I have had this working on other servers in the past !
It is beyond me how there are no decent comprehensive instructions for Battle Eye or for any of the GUIs.
$able - Can you please explain in one comprehensive page the instructions for getting this installed and working. It seems reading all 27 pages that a lot of things have changed and some pages even contradict each other. If I could just get the official version connected it would be a start.
It seems that most confusion is over where to place the beserver.cfg dependant on where your profile leads. I appreciate you have explained this somewhat here but and example would help a lot.
This then begs the question of where "the BattlEye working directory" is. The parenthesis in the quote suggests it has to do with something called the application data folder or the profiles folder or the BEPath folder. A further question arises - what are these three?All you have to do to enable it is creating a BEServer.cfg file in your BattlEye working directory (in the application data / profiles / BEpath folder, not the install folder)
The BattlEye working directory is a folder named BattlEye in one of two places:
- The ArmA II application data folder
These locations are the default and are used if you launch the dedicated server without using either the -profiles or -BEpath launch parameters.
- In Windows Vista, 7 and 2008, that's the path given by %LOCALAPPDATA%\ArmA 2 for ArmA II and %LOCALAPPDATA%\ArmA 2 OA for the Arrowhead dedi. A typical value is C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\ArmA 2.
- In Windows XP and 2003, the application data folder is %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\ArmA 2. A typical example is C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application data\ArmA 2.
- The path given as the -profiles=... startup parameter used when launching the ArmA II dedi. If, for example, you would launch the ArmA II OA dedicated server usingthen the BattlEye working directory would be D:\Games\ArmA2\BattlEyeCode:arma2oaserver.exe -profiles=D:\Games\ArmA2
You can also specify the BattlEye working directory directly using the startup parameter -BEpath. Example:
In this case, the BattlEye working directory will be D:\MyBattlEye.Code:arma2oaserver.exe -BEpath=D:\MyBattlEye
Here are examples of the full paths to the beserver.cfg file for a few different cases. The examples assume that the username of the user that will run the servers is "jimbob". "ArmA II" means running the arma2server.exe whereas "Arma II OA" means you're launching arma2oaserver.exe
- ArmA II, Windows 7/Vista/2008, default:Code:C:\Users\jimbob\AppData\Local\ArmA 2\BattlEye\beserver.cfg
- ArmA II OA, Windows 7/Vista/2008, default:Code:C:\Users\jimbob\AppData\Local\ArmA 2 OA\BattlEye\beserver.cfg
- ArmA II, Windows XP, default:Code:C:\Documents and Settings\jimbob\Local Settings\Application data\ArmA 2\BattlEye\beserver.cfg
- ArmA II OA, Windows XP, default:Code:C:\Documents and Settings\jimbob\Local Settings\Application data\ArmA 2 OA\BattlEye\beserver.cfg
- Any ArmA II, any Windows, -profile=D:\profiles:Code:D:\profiles\BattlEye\beserver.cfg
For Linux dedicated servers, the default locations are:
- For the ArmA II dedi, it's ./battleye
- For the ArmA II OA dedi, it's ./expansion/battleye
Last edited by Killswitch; Dec 20 2010 at 23:08.
Thank you, a comprehensive instruction at last
However it didn`t cure my particular issue, but at least I am now confident I have the beserver.cfg in the right place.
I now however get a Battleye Server: Unknown Command message on startup, I only have the RConPassword XXXXXX in the beserver.cfg
Last edited by UGLY58; Dec 20 2010 at 23:17.
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