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    ArmA 3 Performance Tweaks and Settings Guide

    I got a i7 3370, 16gb ram, HDD, Win 7. I use this computer to set up arma server there nothing else running on it. After many test, i can say the performance on any mission are better on dedicated server (especially with a high amount of AI +/-150). With my friends (10/20 player) we played the same custom mission that generate 120/180 AI (capture random sector), no mod and low amount of script, and we noticed something about a setting server side "maximum message send & server view distance" that affect negatively performance client side and server side if this value are increased, mostly when there more than 5 player on the server. So increasing this setting just slowdown everybody, but reduce lag or AI rollback. I recommend to keep the default setting, maximum message send : 128 And reduce server viewdistance to 1000. We have tried many setting, for exemple, maximum message send : 512 server viewdistance : 8000 So with this setting and 15 ppl connected every client was capped at 20-25 fps With default setting the average fps client side was 40-50 fps, so its a huge difference. There is also few mods that kill the performance, for exemple all the balistic ACE stuff, so after removing advanced ballistic and all the features dependent from that (cook off, fragmentation...) the game run better especially on a huge firefight with burning vehicle.
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    Arma III Sync and the Workshop

    I don`t think cause some unit use arma 3 sync to avoid mod update issue few minutes before an event, so the mod on your arma 3 sync are synced to the server of your team, and its not possible to sync a private server mod list version and steamworkshop version (for exemple if there an RHS update on the workshop and not on the server) If you are a group admin and use less than 30 mod just avoid arma 3 sync and use A3 launcher, A3 launcher work great if the group admin are not lazy and keep up to date the mod list from the worshop on the server.
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    Simulation manager

    Hey just bump the thread, i know there is dynamic simulation now but after testing i got better performance client side with simulation manager so i would like to use it but i got an issue on dedicated server. So i use the code provided by @Larrow in a sqf file, so the unit are hidden for every client until someone hit the activation distance, but the issue its when a client disconnect from the server. For exemple if i activate all the AI unit under the simulation management in a village, be killed then respawn all the unit are hidden so it working fine, but when i disconnect from the server all the unit activated by me are excluded from sim manager, so if there few player roaming around the map and activate many AI unit each time a client disconnect from the server, the monitored unit activated by each client are excluded from sim manager, so on a long session it can result to a serious performance issue. Here the code provided by @Larrow (i use a game logic named fps_manager) and call it globally. sim_manager.sqf if ( !(isNil "fps_manager") ) then { fps_manager setVariable ["radius",1500]; fps_manager setVariable ["excludeAir",true]; [fps_manager] execFSM "\a3\modules_f\ObjectModifiers\functions\fn_moduleSimulationManager.fsm"; }; I call it in init.sqf "sim_manager.sqf" remoteExec ["execVM",0,true];
  4. I didnt have any issue if i don`t use dynamic sim or sim manager, im uploading a video right now to show whats happen on the same server with a scenario that use the same script (like vehicle spawner, R3F log...). The first part its with dynamic sim and no AI simulated, the 2nd part that spawn AI in an area, there is no dynamic sim enabled. Thats just really weird cause the server bandwith increase to +500 kbps just by looking in a binocular and got massive stuttering, that not happen without dynamic sim or sim manager, with my friend we just looking in a scope like the first part of the video the server bandwith up to 1000 kbps and a lot of stuttering without any AI simulated, the server running on an other machine at home there is no other program running just 1 Arma 3 server instance. For info this issue not happen in editor or solo with dynamic sin, only on dedicated server, the only mod used is CBA... i will try without CBA.
  5. Yesterday i playing with friend and got a weird issue, for info we are playing on a dedicated machine at home and we got this issue poped up yesterday (we played for month without problem). So when anybody zoom or use scope we got stuttering client side but the weird thing that really increase the bandwith, i mean we are patroling FPS server side 50 bandwith +/- 30 kbps, if 1 player zoom or use scope the bandwith increase to 500 kbps for 1 sec if 2 player zoom or scope in the same direction we reach +1000 kbps bandwith for 1 sec. So this issue only happen if we played a mission if the AI are under the management of the Dynamic simulation or Simulation manager. For info the dynamic simulation setting is straight its 1500m whatever the client view distance... same for for simulation manager 1500m. An other info the bandwith issue and stuttering client side happen all the time (AI simulated or not) at every view distance client side (100m or 2000m) We were not playing with this set up for a long time (sim manager) and i think a previous A3 server update broke this feature on dedicated server.
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    Community Factions Project

    Did you plan to replace Iran main battle rifle by the G3 added in the last cup update ?
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    I think thats because its a cheap made in china tool box, so you breack tool each time you try to repair :) But seriously i agree with few more tool or vehicle part to be able to repair different vehicle part its a must have, i think its too easy to repair a vehicle with ravage, also it can be nice to add an armored track as requirement to be able to repair any tracked vehicle.
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    The tire-iron is supposed to be in the toolbox already.
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    LAMBS Improved Danger.fsm

    I didnt have issue with player controlled AI and Lamb, don't orientate Nkenny in a false direction please, you just have no idea on how work the vanilla AI. The AI always stay in combat mode if there a known enemy or 1 minutes after ending combat if there not other spotted enemy in the area, its a vanilla behavior so nothing related to Lamb. If the AI say negative in a firefight its just because they can't suppress, mostly because they didn't have a clean shot. So they spam negative because Lamb force the AI to use the vanilla suppressive fire when an enemy is spotted and has a right range of fire, so there is always few men in the squad that will say negative because they didn't had a clean shot all the time. "Negative" has nothing to do with the fact that they don’t want to follow you or execute orders.
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    AI Spawn Script Pack

    no i dont want to spawn them here, but i find an other way to deal with it
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    Daily News

    Just notice i didn't add any link about the mod dependency, i will add this tomorow sorry
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    LAMBS Improved Danger.fsm

    No im just trying right now without Lamb and the AI didn't run at the bottom left corner. Its because i use AI spawn script pack and this script spawn 3 HQ AI (for each side) at the bottom left of the map (0.0.0), so on a non island map and if an AO is at 3 km or less from the bottom left corner more than half of the defending unit just run to the bottom left corner of the map, because this 3 HQ AI are enemy and really close from each other. Sorry for my bad english.
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    AI Spawn Script Pack

    Its possible to choose a position for the HQ unit (that spawn at 0.0.0), or disable simulation and model cause i got issue if i want to use an AI mode like LAMBS or GLX on a non Island map, if an AO is close to the botom left of the map all the AI leave the defending position and go to the bottom left of the map and breack the scenario. I looked up a little bit in the script but didn't find anything on how are spawned the 3 HQ AI.
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    LAMBS Improved Danger.fsm

    Hey great AI mod, i would like to know if its possible to completly (globaly) disable the AI ability to communicate with other group. I ask that cause im running a mission with an AI script who spawn 3 side men at the bottom left corner the map and half of the ennemy that should keep the AO just leave to go at the bottom-left of the map. i didn`t have this issue on Altis cause this 3 side AI are far in the water, but im currently playing on a non-island map (anizay) and can't really deal with it + Lambs, or at least if its possible to reduce the com range between group. Note : I cant enter any init in SL init field cause the AI are spawned by a mode.