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TCP Python Server

I have a question regarding connection reliability running a tcp server from an ec2 instance. We are currently serving mobile customers around the world from the Oregon region using a c3.4xl ec2 ...
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Left 4 Dead 2 dedicated server Steam authentication problems

I'm running a game dedicated server for the Valve game Left 4 Dead 2 on my housed root server. I had one running for years back when I was still running Debian Squeeze (6, oldstable, x86_64) on my ...
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Ubuntu Server / IpTables / Port Forwarding / NAT

I got referred here from StackOverflow. I'm using IpTables to forward an incoming port on one server to an external server (not on LAN) and the same port. The problem I'm having is that I have to use ...
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Is using a single VPS for hosting both websites and games ok?

I'm planning on getting a VPS to host websites that I develop for clients, but I also am thinking about leasing out some of its resources for hosting a game. Hopefully having a heftier server with ...
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HaProxy for game servers, what's wrong with my configuration?

I host a website with a game client that uses TCP for connections. I am currently looking for a way to proxy my connections from one server to my origin server. I have tested Iptables forwarding and I ...
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Should I put the OS of a game server (Minecraft) onto an SSD?

So, I plan on deploying Minecraft servers. Now, typically for consumers, putting your OS onto an SSD is a smart decision - boot up times are a lot faster. For a server environment though, I couldn't ...
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How to make this multiplayer flash game publicly available? [closed]

I have made a ActionScript 3.0 Flash game and implemented multiplayer functionality using SmartFoxServer. Now I want to put this game on my website which is hosted on 000webhost. My game works ...
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Minecraft DNS SRV record correct setup

I am trying to setup DNS SRV records on my domain so that my players are able to connect without entering the IP address and port of my Minecraft server. I've successfully created an A record and ...
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How does one set a dedicated IP address to a minecraft server on Windows Server 2008 R2? [closed]

So I bought a dedicated server from staminus.net just for running a Minecraft server. On Minecraft, the default port is 25565. I am wondering how one makes it so that there is no port on the IP ...
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Dos/ Flood Lag even though Port not Saturated

My GameServers had been under some UDP Floods due to which they generated outputs to the attacker which gave the GameServers some huge lags. Thanks to friends at ServerFault that upon different kind ...
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Accessing a Python server from Flash

I have a problem that has been breaking my head for over a week! I have a Flash game that works under Python. The game works fine from localhost, but doesn't work if someone tries to play it from ...
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Setup a good game servers? [closed]

I have a very bad experience in setting up a game server. My fail experience was that I put all the servers into one (mail, database, game and web server). In the end, mail server did not handle mails ...
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Hosting a UDP Server

How do I host a UDP server for free or cheap? I can't afford to actually buy or rent a physical server. I have a prototype server application written in C#, and I can probably rewrite it in any ...
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Q9650 vs. i7-870 for Server

One of our dedicated machines we use for hosting in London has exceeded the CPU usage, so I contacted the datacenter last week for a quote on an upgrade. We are hosting game servers, and most of these ...
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Is running my Unreal Tournament server like this slower than it has to be?

Unreal Tournament 2004 is an old game, and it does not run on a new server. I was said to run the server like this. LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/archive/gcc3 ./ucc-bin server ...
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How do I use crontab to start a screen session?

I want to create a crontab entry so that it starts screen, starts a gameserver and detaches. This is for in case the server is rebooted and I want it to automatically start this for me. 0 0 0 0 0 ...
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What is more important with a gaming dedicated server the processor or RAM? [closed]

I am just wondering what is more important for a dedicated server that will be running game servers (such as Minecraft, CS, Battlefield, etc) the processor or RAM? or does it change depending on the ...
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What's the best server infrastructure for real-time games?

I'm developing a Real-Time game which should hold thousands of players in real-time. What would be the best server structure for this? My idea was using 2 server clusters - one for the Server End ...
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Any ideas about securing a Windows 2003 enterprise X64 gameserver?

I have a MUonline (link) gameserver running on Windows 2003 enterprise X64. I had a website running there too. I do not know much about security here so I'm asking for some tips or tutorials you know ...
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How can I force gnu screen to flush it's logfile?

I am using screen like this: screen -L -dm -S session1 -c "./game_server -options" to wrap around game servers. I log their output to a file, and can send them input with: screen -r session1 -p0 ...
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Preventing Denial of Service Attacks

What's the most effecient way to prevent DoS attacks for game servers? Currently I do something like this: iptables -A INPUT -p udp --dport 27015 -m length --length 28 -j DROP Is it the best way?
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Advantage of using a smartfox server

we are trying to outsource the server side of our game applicaton to someone. They recommend using http://www.smartfoxserver.com/ instead of our traditional php/mysql combination. Our game is in ...
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Log Server Packets

Hey, Some script kiddies are crashing my clients' game servers (that are based on Linux). In order to serve the best service, I'm looking for a way to find what packets does the crashers send, so I ...