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  1. Hey everyone, I've been pulling my hairs out with this issue of (in my eyes) simply teleporting a group of players into a plane. The main problem is: It just randomly works for some players. But never for everyone. I asked around on the Discord, on ArmaDev subreddit and some other scriptmakers, and i received multiple methods that should work, but so far none actually teleported all players. I haven't tried the BI forums yet though. My setup 4x player squads (alpha / bravo / charlie / delta) 2x CJ130, (plane1 & plane2) Both planes start in objectHidden true Trigger 1: unhide planes, send hint to players that mission starts in 10 seconds Trigger 2: 10 seconds delay: Black out screen, show mission title screen Trigger 3: 5 second delay: Run script that does the following: skipTime to 23:00 (re)set overcast to 0 (clear skies) Load squad alpha & bravo in plane1 Load squad charlie & delta in plane2 sleep 2 Ungroup all players The script (currently) looks as follows: On Activation ret = execVM "missionscripts\loadup.sqf"; loadup.sqf if (isServer) then { 1 setOvercast 0; skipTime ((23 - daytime) % 24); 1 setOvercast 0; private _plane1Cargo = units alpha + units bravo; private _plane2Cargo = units charlie + units delta; { [_x, [plane1, _forEachIndex]] remoteExec ["moveInCargo",_x]; } forEach _plane1Cargo; { [_x, [plane2, _forEachIndex]] remoteExec ["moveInCargo",_x]; } forEach _plane2Cargo; /*Short delay*/ sleep 2; /* remove from groups */ {[_x] joinSilent grpNull;} forEach (playableUnits + switchableUnits); }; IMGUR album: https://imgur.com/a/c1Lwq
  2. Hi, i would like to addaction to object with remoteexec but i dont know how or where to place conditions of distance. I usually use addaction as this: this addAction ["Pick up INTEL","scripts\add_intel.sqf",[],1,false,true,"","_this distance _target < 2"]; And i would like to merge this with remoteexec addaction [this,["Pick up INTEL", {"scripts\add_intel.sqf"}]] remoteExec ["addAction",2]; Thanks for help!!
  3. Good day all, We are looking for someone that has a bit of experience in setting up a Dedicated Server Hosted by a 3rd party. We have a little group starting to grow and we managed to host a server, but currently we are unable to let it load the maps/mods that we want it to. So we are looking for people that have experience with this (especially the command lines) as this seems the bit where we are having the issues with. If you are looking to join a group(currently not an official unit yet) and you bring some additional skills as described above to the table, then please contact me on this mail: wernerross1993@gmail.com Have a great day and I hope to see you soon! Werner,
  4. Hey Guys, I made a python script to automate updating my server and figured I'd share. I've only tested it on Python 3.6 but I think it would work for any version. Just update the directories and files section to where your stuff is located. The "Steam Workshop IDs.txt" file just contains the workshop item number and a human readable string which automatically gets changed to a lowercase name without spaces. It uses a symbolic link to add the mods to the server's addons folder instead of moving it so updating works without redownloading everything. I know theres a bunch of GUI server managers out there, but I don't like the complexity that adds and this way I can just SSH from any device to update/boot my server. Update.py import os import sys from subprocess import Popen, PIPE, CalledProcessError, DEVNULL, STDOUT, check_call import glob armaServerAppId = "233780" armaClientAppId = "107410" modsDirectory = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\Arma\\Master\\addons\\" keysDirectory = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\Arma\\Master\\keys\\" armaDirectory = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\Arma\\Master" steamCMD = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\steamcmd\\steamcmd.exe" steamContentDirectory = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\steamcmd\\steamapps\\workshop\\content\\" + armaClientAppId + "\\" steamTempScript = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\steamcmd\\tempUpdateScript.txt" steamAuth = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\steamcmd\\auth.txt" workshopItems = "C:\\Users\\arma\\Desktop\\Arma\\Steam Workshop IDs.txt" userLogin = "" userPass = "" def updateServer(): print("Updating Server...") # Get the users login checkUserLogin() os.system(steamCMD + ' +login ' + userLogin + ' ' + userPass + ' +force_install_dir ' + armaDirectory + ' "+app_update ' + armaServerAppId + '" validate +quit') def checkUserLogin(): global userLogin global userPass if userLogin == "": userLogin = input("Steam> Username: ") if userPass == "": userPass = input("Steam> Password: ") def copyKeys(): for filename in glob.iglob(modsDirectory+'**\\*.bikey', recursive=True): os.system("xcopy " + filename + " " + keysDirectory + " /s /y") error = "" os.system('cls') try: with open(steamAuth) as f: for line in f: info = line.split(" ") if len(info) == 2: userLogin = info[0] userPass = info[1] except: pass while True: userInput = input("Main Menu \n1. Update Server\n2. Update Mods\n4. Update Keys\n4. Exit\n" + error + ">> ") error = "" if userInput == "1": updateServer() input("Press any key to continue...") os.system('cls') elif userInput == "2": # Get the users login checkUserLogin() # Clear the temp script file = open(steamTempScript, 'w') script = "@ShutdownOnFailedCommand 1\n" script += "@NoPromptForPassword 1\n" script += "login " + userLogin + " " + userPass + "\n" script += "force_install_dir " + armaDirectory + "\n" mods = {} # Loop through each item in the workshop file with open(workshopItems) as f: for line in f: modInfo = line.split(" ", 1) steamWorkshopId = modInfo[0].strip() modName = modInfo[1].strip() modFolder = "@"+modName.replace(" ", "_").lower() mods[steamWorkshopId] = {"name": modName, "folder": modFolder} script += 'workshop_download_item ' + armaClientAppId + ' ' + steamWorkshopId + ' validate\n' # Make a link to the downloaded content (way better than moving...) symLink = modsDirectory + modFolder if not os.path.exists(symLink): os.system('mklink /J ' + symLink + ' ' + steamContentDirectory + steamWorkshopId + '\n') script += "quit" file.write(script) file.close() # Run the script print("\n=====================================\nLogging into Steam...\n=====================================") with Popen(steamCMD + " +runscript " + steamTempScript, stdout=PIPE, bufsize=1, universal_newlines=True) as p: for line in p.stdout: line = line.strip() if line != "": if line.find("Downloading item") != -1: downloadingLine = line.split("Downloading item") if downloadingLine[0]: print(downloadingLine[0]) try: modIdLine = downloadingLine[1].strip().split(" ") steamWorkshopId = modIdLine[0] print("\n=====================================\nDownloading "+mods[steamWorkshopId]["name"] + " ["+str(steamWorkshopId)+"]...\n=====================================") except: pass else: print(line) # Automatically copy bikeys over print("\n=====================================\nCopying addon keys...\n=====================================") copyKeys() input("\nPress any key to continue...") os.system('cls') elif userInput == "3": # Search for any bikeys and copy them into keys folder copyKeys() input("Press any key to continue...") os.system('cls') elif userInput == "4": sys.exit(0) elif userInput == "": os.system('cls') else: error = "[ERROR] Unknown choice. Try again\n" Steam Workshop IDs.txt 450814997 CBA 463939057 ACE 708250744 ACEX 773131200 ACE Compat RHSAFRF 773125288 ACE Compat RHSUSAF 689845793 ACD 853743366 CUP Terrains CWA 583496184 CUP Terrains Core 583544987 CUP Terrains Maps 671539540 EM Buildings 753946944 Murshun Cigs 498740884 Shacktac 698078148 Spec4gear 696177964 VSM WARFIGHTERS ... and so on ...
  5. CONTENTS Setting up your server What you need how you do it Links Information useful Tools Useful Addons Selecting between Stable & Dev Builds, full or Dedi package installs Port Forwarding Battleye Configuration Location of files Server Admin Commands Running Dedicated Server and client on same machine Running multiple servers on one machine Re-locating MpMissions Bandwidth Optimisation Trouble Shooting & Help Best way to use this thread Live chat help What cannot be done Known Issues Example files CONFIG_Vanilla.cfg Arma3.cfg .Arma3Profile Advanced configuration -profiles AutoServer_Restart.bat File Firedeamon Addons and Mods Basic introduction Installation Miscellaneous Downloading & Addon Management Changelog The tutorial is intended for the lowest level of knowledge and skill, I make no apologies to those who think it is patronising. if you do, why are you reading a tutorial :j: LAST UPDATED: Thursday 21st March 2017 up too and including this post ************************************************************************************ IMPORTANT UPDATE (16th March 2017) arma3server_x64.exe 64 (Released 16th March 2017) 1) Update your firewall rules to include the 64 bit binary 2) BattleEye changes 64 bit binary runs the beserver_x64.dll It also needs a BEServer_x64.cfg (Which is simply a renamed copy of your BEServer.cfg If you run an addon server and are having issues, then try running the 32 bit arma3server.exe until the addon makers have fixed their content ************************************************************************************ SETTING UP YOUR SERVER What you need 1 Standalone Windows server (2008 or later) (Sound and GPU not required) 1 Steam Account Ownership of ArmA3 No longer required if installing the server using the the Dedicated server package. (Required for Headless client or full client install) According to this THIS POST you can run the ArmA3server on Win2003 now This is how you do it. Take note. There are additions within these instructions that you may not need, if you only intend running 1 instance of an Arma3 server on your machine However, adding these superfluous commands and content will not be detrimental to single instance servers Directory paths are all customisable but for the sake of this tutorial, all file examples and command lines used will be consistent with the tutorial instructions Login as Administrator: (You will need to run Arma3server.exe as "Administrator" or "System". Battleye requires it.) Install the latest version of DirectX Recommended to install install the 32 & 64-bit 2013 VC++ redist from https://www.microsoft.com/en-GB/download/details.aspx?id=40784 Create the following empty directories D:\Apps\Steam D:\Games\ArmA3\A3Master D:\Games\ArmA3\A3Files Download steamcmd.exe unpack it and save it to your targetted Steam install directory (E.g D:\Apps\Steam) Run the steamcmd.exe. (This will download and install the required steam files to your custom steam directory) Create an ArmA3_Steam_updater.cmd file, (Example shown below) and save it to D:\Games\ArmA3\A3Files Run the ArmA3_Steam_updater.cmd file Just after logging into Steam, the console window will hang and ask for a validation key Steam will have automatically sent you an email with this validation code, which you then need to input at the command prompt The Update console window should then continue to run and install ArmA3 ((DEV or STABLE) version to the target directory as defined in the .cmd file) eg (D:\Games\ArmA3\A3Master) Create a shortcut for the ArmA3Server_x64.exe on the server desktop Add the following parameters to the Target Line in the shortcut tab of the newly created desktop shortcut -port=2302 (Required if running multiple server instances) "-profiles=d:\Games\Arma3\A3Master" -config=CONFIG_Vanilla.cfg -world=empty -mod= -mod= (Exaclty as it looks, an empty mod parameter so it looks something similar to the following "D:\Games\Arma3\A3Master\arma3server_x64.exe" "-profiles=d:\Games\Arma3\A3Master" -port=2302 -config=CONFIG_Vanilla.cfg -world=empty -mod= Add firewall rules for the UDP ports (See below for -Port information) Add firewall rule for the arma3server_x64.exe Create a simple Notepad document called "CONFIG_vanilla.cfg" and save it to the root folder of your ArmA3 install on the server D:\Games\ArmA3\A3Master (See below for ".cfg" content) Then start up your shortcut, check the server runs. (You will see a console pop up in your desktop after a few seconds) Close the console window down, then you will need to edit the following files which will have been created D:\Games\Arma3\A3Master\Users\Adminstrator\Administrator.Arma3Profile D:\Games\Arma3\A3Master\Users\Administrator\Arma3.cfg These files contain minimal content, and require a lot of editing, so to make this easier, there are example files listed below which you can copy n paste from Restart the server Start up your client Arma3 (Running the same branch as the server, (eg Stable or DEV) and you should then be able to see your server in the server browser (Filters are available to reduce the server list) Login to your server using the password you defined in CONFIG_Vanilla.cfg by typing "/" to open the chat window and then type (#login ADMINPASSWORD followed by enter Once logged in you will be presented with a mission list, select one of the missions to start the game Prove the stability of your server by running BIS missions initially before you start adding user made content You should now have successfully installed and be running a stable "Vanilla" (Default) server You can then set up Battleye, The ArmA3 anti cheat system (See the Battleye Configuration section below) *** SUPPORTING INFORMATION *** USEFUL LINKS, TOOLS & ADDONS Open the spoiler for more info TICKETS RAISED that need your Vote SELECTING DEVELOPMENT OR STABLE BUILD Open the spoiler for more info PORT FORWARDING (ArmA3) (Firewalls) Open the spoiler for more info BATTLEYE CONFIGURATION Open the spoiler for more info LOCATION OF FILES (When setting parameters) Open the spoiler for more info SERVER ADMIN COMMANDS Open the spoiler for more info RUNNING DEDICATED SERVER & CLIENT ON SAME MACHINE If you have followed these instructions, the only known issue, is to make sure you start the server up before you start the steam client Failing to do this causes steam port issues and your client wont be able to connect to the server RUNNING MULTIPLE SERVERS ON SAME MACHINE Open the spoiler for more info RE-LOCATING MPmIssions (For example to a dropbox) Open the spoiler for more info BANDWIDTH OPTIMISATION Open the spoiler for more info TROUBLE SHOOTING Open the spoiler for more info EXAMPLE FILES Arma3_Steam_Updater.cmd CONFIG_Vanilla.cfg ****.Arma3Profile Important to note, the defaul;t B.I classes, Regular, veteran cannot be edited, so if you want to run an edited version, then edit the custom class and run that The following config is set to do just that Arma3.cfg ADVANCED CONFIGURATION -Profiles Open the spoiler for more info AUTO SERVER RESTART .BAT File Open the spoiler for more info Firedeamon Open the spoiler for more info ADDONS & MODS BASIC EXPLANATION Open the spoiler for more info WHITE-LISTING / BLACK-LISTING (How does it work) Open the spoiler for more info ADDON SIGNING Open the spoiler for more info INSTALLATION Open the spoiler for more info MISCELLANEOUS Open the spoiler for more info DOWNLOADING & ADDON MANAGEMENT Open the spoiler for more info CHANGELOG Open the spoiler for more info
  6. Hello, I need some help with this. I want to save a players position, loadout and maybe group when a player leaves the server. As we have some problems with people crashing or having IP resets or just needing to restart, this would be really neat. I looked at onPlayerDisonnected and the EH PlayerDisconnected, but I don't really know where to save the data, and how to get the position. Any help would be appreciated! -Dj
  7. Arma 3 Linux server and mod updater (workshop) A python script that updates your server and mods. Just edit the variables in the "Configuration" region to your liking and run the script. :-) Features: Update Linux server binaries Download mods from the Steam Workshop Update mods from the Steam Workshop Converts all mod files and folders to lowercase Creates symbolic links with human readable names (e.g. 620260972 becomes @alive) Non-features (for now): Setting up the basic dedicated server Manage keys Requirements: Python 3 steamcmd Steam account with an Arma 3 license (only required for downloading mods from the workshop) License: MIT Download: Arma 3 Linux server and mod updater (workshop)
  8. hey guys, i have created a gamemode for dedicated servers, but right now its not possible to continue it after the server shut down. Before we tested on a dedicated server, the mission was meant to be hosted directly from arma, so we could hit "save & exit" but that obviously didnt work. Here comes my question: what stuff needs to be stored in my database and what gets saved by arma? There are quite some scripts with many variables that need to be saved, as well as the position of vehicles on the map and their condition. Hope you guys can help me. Thanks in advance
  9. ABOUT THE SERVER Our public Insurgency server is a Dedicated Server built to run fun ArmA 2 style Insurgency ACE & ACRE missions, but with ArmA 3 with updated and modern versions of addons such as ACE and Task Force Radio. For those who played ACE and ACRE Insurgency servers back in ArmA 2, we are trying to revive the gameplay style along with other servers doing the same to provide a fun and realism experience on a public server. This server will be up 24/7 unless updates or restarts are needed. The server may under go mission changes as we like to switch the terrain up from time to time, so don't worry about having to play the same terrain over and over again. We will keep the mission style to insurgency but some missions may have a slight difference depending on the scripting that went into the different missions. These missions are pulled from mission devs that are not part of our group, but will be modified for a better experience, such as adding ACE, Task Force Radio and CUP Terrains. HOW TO JOIN To join our server, all you need is the required addons and the latest version of ArmA 3. REQUIRED ADDON LIST ACE3 ACEX CBA A3 CUP_Terrains_Core CUP_Terrains_Maps Task Force Radio HOW TO PLAY For those of you new players that have not played these style of missions, we will describe how to play. Insurgency is a mission of clearing red grid squares that indicates towns or buildings, within those red markers are hostiles. You objective is not only to clear red squares to turn them into blue or green squares, but also retrieve intel of ammo caches in the region. Intel can be in forms of cell phones, radios, documents, pictures and even talk to civilians for intel. Once intel is acquired, red question marks with a number next to it will pop up on the map. Those question marks will give the approximate distance in meters of the cache from the marker. Once you find the cache, you are to detonate the cache. Once all 12 ammo caches are detonated around the map, the mission will end and restart or move on to the next insurgency map. If players do not want to cache hunt anymore, that is fine. There are also randomly generated side missions that generate around the map, such as, Eliminate HVT's, destroy IED factories, Destroy enemy convoy, Capture and much more. These missions will also give the players rewards such as new vehicles and equipment back at main base if the task has been a success. Being part of our server with the Task Force Radio addon requires all players to join our Teamspeak server for communication. This allows players to have a better realism experience having to use radios to communicate from one side of the map to the other. This also allows better organization in the server for multiple teams of people to communicate with out stepping over each other with default in-game communications. SERVER INFORMATION Game Server IP = Game Server Port = 2318 Teamspeak IP = Unit Website = http://www.1strb.us
  10. I have a dedicated server running on Windows 2016 server that's hosted in a data center (1 GB line and all not some little server I'm running on my own personal computer). All of my friends can direct connect to the server just fine, but when I enter the IP address it doesn't come up. If I click on the friend's tab I see my server but when connecting it comes back with "Connecting failed." - not very descriptive (BIS please make your error messages more intuitive). The interesting thing is that one of the people I play with is my roommate and he's on the same network, plugged into the same router and he has no problems. Even if he's not connected to the server I cant see it. The weird thing is this has been happening for a few weeks. The first time it happened, I revalidated my game files integrities and could join once but then never again. I just got a new SSD and reinstalled windows from scratch which I thought would for sure fix the issue but its still happening I have also confirmed that the version number of Arma that my roommate is identical to mine. I also have all the same mods as him. I have turned off both my antimalware (Malware Bytes) and turned off my public/private windows firewall to see if that alleviated the problem but it didn't. I have switched between ethernet and wireless to see if that is the issue - nope. Any ideas because I haven't been able to join my server for 3 weeks? I know this topic has been discussed here before but none of the posts worked for me or were even resolved.
  11. Hey Guys, So im trying to setup a dedicated server also to play on with my group. I use Ubuntu server and get the following problem when i load the mission: Even tho the mods are loaded: I made all files small letters already (removed capitals) and this is my startup line: ./arma3server -mod="mods\@cba_a3;mods\@cupterrainscore;mods\@cupterrainscwa;mods\@cupterrainsmaps;mods\@lingordingorisland;mods\@rhsafrf;mods\@rhsgref;mods\@rhssaf;mods\@rhsusaf;mods\@task_force_radio;" -port=2302 -name="FisherServer" -config="server.cfg" The folders contain the PBO files that are in the error, I tried to fix it for 5 hours already :/ Anyone have an idea where this is going wrong?
  12. Hi all. I am currently trying to make use of the parameters to dynamically add tickets to the Respawn Tickets Module so that players can adjust the number of tickets for their own session to control their overall time-frame. Currently, how the game works is based on sector Bleeding rather than actual respawn. Basically when sectors are taken to a certain percentage, the tickets will start bleeding. So player respawn isn't taken into account for the reduction in tickets. Module is set to 250 each per side, WEST, EAST. I used: // get the number from parameters // somehow get the difference, e.g. 500 - 250 = 250 if (isServer) then { [WEST, _difference] call BIS_fnc_respawnTickets; [EAST, _difference] call BIS_fnc_respawnTickets; }; But it seems that under a dedicated Server, the above command doesn't seem to reflect on all players, and most likely only on the server..... though I thought the command is supposed to work on a global level. And testing it out of the isServer if else statements, it resulted in additional of more tickets every time a player joins..... So I was wondering if anyone is able to explain how that function works or if I have used the wrong combinations... or I should have used either just the module or the function command. Thanks.
  13. I am trying to create a cutscene where a crate is dropped from the air. I use this crate as an 'actor' for the cutscene and delete it after it has served its purpose, after which I just simply have a second crate setup for the actual objective So far everything has been setup right, exepct for the parachute. Which doesnt seem to work properly on a dedicated server The way I have currently set it up is via a series of triggers. First I enable the simulation, unhide it and set its position using the SetPos command Then I proceed to add the parachute using this code: para1 = "B_parachute_02_F" createVehicle [0,0,0]; para1 setPosASL (getPosASL crate1); crate1 attachTo [para1, [0, 0, 0]]; para1 enablesimulation false; Now this seems to work fine in singleplayer, but on a dedicated server it either creates 2 parachutes or it puts the crate in the corner of the map, its really wierd and unreliable Any suggestions?
  14. Hello. When I try to add an event handler to a newly spawned vehicle, the event handler is NOT working. [_helicopter] remoteExec ["jey_helicopter_restriction",0,true]; jey_helicopter_restriction = { _vehicle = _this select 0; _vehicle addEventHandler ["GetIn",{_this call checkpilot}]; _vehicle addEventHandler ["Engine",{_this call checkengine}]; }; But if I add an event handler to an already spawned vehicle (that has been there from the mission start) it works : chopp3 addEventHandler ["GetIn",{_this call checkpilot}]; chopp3 addEventHandler ["Engine",{_this call checkengine}]; Any ideas?
  15. Hey everyone, we have released a first iteration of the Linux Dedicated Server as reported in SITREP #38. It's still a little bit experimental so we would very much appreciate your feedback and experience running it. Please report any bugs to our Feedback tracker (use the fields Platform, OS and OS Version to describe you distro as best as you can) while general feedback should go directly into this thread. There are some known issues so be aware of them when you run the server: Also note that java version 7 is required to run the server (even though it's disabled in-game) so you will have to set path to 'libjvm.so' correctly for your distro. Example usage on my debian: LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-i386/jre/lib/i386/jamvm ./arma3server -netlog -config=Arma3_Server.cfg Enjoy!
  16. I've very nice news about headless client (HC) which is variant of dedicated client for server use we will be rolling out soon (days) new test version for both linux and windows - no more steamclient nor steam account with game ownership needed for HC - HC needs only steam dedicated server binary and set of commandline params - auto-connection recognize & detection of HC by server (server needs some config to allow that) - multiple HC per server are supported - HC can be primary used to offload AI work and secondary for some script jobs - logic for mission & scripting operations with HC introduced - HC are autoassigned to slots - HC are not visible to players - HC are visible to admins - HC isn't counted against playercount in server list - BattlEye supported (1.36 RC2 released 28.11.2014 18:00 CET) today's DEV: •Added: Enable new headless client implementation - see https://community.bistudio.com/wiki/Arma_3_Headless_Client for more details note: known limitation, none (except some AI bugs, need repro/confirm) note: what needs to be somewhat tested/determined/improved/changed is disconnect & reconnect of HC and all related to that post bugs, feedback and ideas below
  17. Hello folks! I've just recently taken upon myself to make a vanilla mission for steam workshop again. I've been enjoying myself a lot while doing this - however, one little thing is really anoying me right now. When using triggers, i also have them from time to time play some of the music that is in the game - to "set the mood" so to speak, which is great for certain situations. Im not talking about custom sound files that i've added myself, but the music comes with the game itself. When testing on singleplayer (through the editor) or when hosting multiplayer (also through editor) - they fire as they should, and the music is played. The problem however is that when i've now moved the .pbo file to my dedicated server - the triggers fire alright, as the mission progresses as it should - but there is no music at all. Those music "snippets" really puts the little "extra" into the mission - and i have no clue on why they dont play on dedicated servers. I usually make missions for my group, using quite a lot of mods - and im doing the same there, except - on modded missions, the music actually plays - even on dedicated server. Anyone experiencing anything similar, or have a solution for me on this? Since its just the unmodded vanilla game, i just have no clue on why its not working. //Ulfgaar
  18. Hi, thanks for deciding to read me issue, so let's get started. I used to use my dedicated server to host the game and then play on it with my friends (dedicated server was hosting on the same pc as I'm playing on) and there was no issue with that. After a long time of playing, we took a break from Arma 3 around the begging of August.Now we came back and I see that there was an update more or less related to the Arma 3 Dedicated Servers, which broke my dedicated server - I'm using TADST and Arma 3 Dedicated Server from Steam Tools to host the server. Problem is that when I launch the server (server says that server launched properly) I can't see it on LAN, neither on the Internet - Direct Connection also doesn't work. All my ports are forwarded as they were before, the server is the same as before because I didn't change any options and yet before it worked and now it doesn't. Please, if you know any advices or ways to fix it and to be able to play again with dedicated server please share them with us https://pastebin.com/jpi0tkQx - Log from RPT file https://imgur.com/uFCix7y - Picture of server window @EDIT: SOLVED: There was a problem with server version, steam didn't update it by itself.
  19. Hello, seems that the dedicated server I'm running (rented from GameServers) is forcing a view distance maximum of 1500 m. I've read that is the default view distance for Arma 3 MP so this is by no means an issue with the server provider. I've come to understand that it should be possible to change the view distance the server is forcing the clients to use from the server's Arma3Profile and this is exactly what I've been trying to achieve but without any effect. Currently I've placed the following lines in the file server.Arma3Profile sceneComplexity=400000; shadowZDistance=100; viewDistance=12000; preferredObjectViewDistance=12000; terrainGrid=50; and then calling this file with the following server startup parameters: c:\path\to\arma3\arma3server.exe -profiles=C:\path\to\arma3\config -name=server -config=server.cfg Then when I join this (dedicated) server as a client the view distance is anyways capped to 1500 m and there's no difference if I as a client have set Overall and Object view distances to 12000 m. Would someone have some pointers to offer here? Is setting the view distance from the server profile supposed to work? Or do I need to begin thinking of setting the view distance on a mission to mission basis?
  20. Not sure if this is quite the right place for it. I'm running a liberation server running CBA, ACE3, TFAR, RHS AFRF, RHS USAF and RHS GREF. We also run a few server-side mods like Advanced Urban Rapelling, Advanced Towing, Enhanced Movement. We allow clients to use TRYK uniforms (Well right now it's passworded and checking is off but, that's all that we intend for them to run hence a few errors referencing it). The server starts and functions fine for a while but tends to crash at random while people are playing. At first we thought it was related to ACE cookoff and disabled that but it turned out to make no difference. I'm trying to post latest RPT but I keep getting an error on the forum so I'll try it on a reply or elsewhere in a moment. I have others after the same thing to compare if needed. Any help would be greatly appreciated as folks are getting mighty frustrated at losing all their assets because it crashed midway through an assault, or while returning to base, or just not having saved for a few minutes! Ok, some of the RPT. It was too large for most things to handle. I also notice this one may be due to our auto restart not seeming to work. Didn't notice that at first, but sometimes this happens after only an hour or two or server uptime. https://pastebin.com/AVqFZEGz
  21. Wasteland Reboot

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  22. hello, after 2 days of tests, i sadly found a lethal problem for dedicated server: memory usage is constantly increasing in presence of AI....when it goes over 2000mb server crash with "out of memory" error. at first i thinked it was my mission, and to exclude that i made a fresh new mission, just placed 3 playable units, and 6 rifle squads (8 men each) and 4 tank platoons (4 tanks each), all with a "move" waypoint and a "cycle" waypoint. sadly....even there, the memory usage slowly increase. seems to be directly related to how many AI is there, for example, here are the results of test of different missions: in an empty map with just that AI placed by editor...there should be no possibility of "external problems" (i use no mods, just pure vanilla for tests). to see the memory increasing i used " #monitor 1 " at start,, but noticed that windows task manager is even better to monitor it! hope that gets fixed soon, as it is game-breaking! image of error found in the morning after leaving server running in the night: https://ibb.co/k30HBa
  23. error thrown on server OS ''include file\x\cba\addons\main\script_macros .hpp not found." this only happens after we login and try to use #missions to change maps or missions. Since discovery i have; 1. updated/reinstalled CBA 2. reinstalled arma3server 3. updated "force_update_app 233780 validate" 4. moved cba in the load order to the top we have been forced to manually shut down and change the loaded mission at start to play different mission, obviously this is a hassle and not efficient. if anyone knows a fix please let me know. thanks again. A. Jackson Task Force Cerberus Commanding Officer S4 Lead
  24. hello! after adding few more AI units to my mission,running on dedicated server, i noticed that when another human player is in the server, things starts to rubberband really badly. strange thing is that if i'm alone, all is fine. first question is : is there a way to test my mission alone and get the rubberbanding like if there was another (or many more) player? second question is: what cause this problem ? and how solve it? i mean, i know its "too many AI", but i noticed differences between script spawned units and 3Deden placed, and more... thanks for any help!
  25. I'm spawning 6 helos (one at a time), flying them into a location, having them land, then spawning infantry on the ground nearby (to simulate them getting out of the helos), then having the helos fly off. It works fine in SP, but when I run it on a dedi server, the helos won't land, they just hover near the landing spot. I do have a bunch of helipads on the ground for them to land on. (More than one gets to the ground simultaneously, so I need multiple.) And as I said, it works fine in SP. I have to think it's something to do with the land command, that it doesn't work the same on a dedicated server. Here's the code called each time through a loop (once per helo spawn) - _airGrp= createGroup east; _Air1 = [getMarkerPos "spawnAir", 0, "O_Heli_Transport_04_covered_F", _AirGrp] call bis_fnc_spawnvehicle; // this spawns the aircraft and includes crew //_Air1 is the VEHICLE array, with the actual vehicle being the first element of the array!! (Select 0) _helo = (_Air1 select 0);//give it a shorter name! _wp1 = _airGrp addWaypoint [getMarkerPos "WPair1", 0]; _wp2 = _airGrp addWaypoint [getMarkerPos "WPair2", 0]; _wp2 setWaypointSpeed "limited"; _wp3 = _airGrp addWaypoint [getMarkerPos "WPair3", 0]; _wp3 setWaypointSpeed "limited"; _wp3 setWaypointStatements ["true", "this flyinHeight 25"]; while {(_helo distance2D (getMarkerPos "WPair3")) >= 100} do { sleep 2; }; sleep 2; doStop _helo; _helo land "land"; while {(getPosATL _helo) select 2 >=1 } do { // hint format ["alt = %1", (getPosATL _helo) select 2]; //debugging only!!!!!!!!!!!!! sleep 1; }; sleep 2;//time to unload (fictional) troops --spawn the infantry now-- sleep 25; _helo doMove (getmarkerPos "WPair4"); _wp4 = _airGrp addWaypoint [getMarkerPos "WPair4", 0]; _wp4 setWaypointType "MOVE"; _wp4 setWaypointSpeed "FULL"; I've had this issue in the past, but it's been years since I dealt with it, and I can't remember a solution! Any clues?