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#1 User is offline   KroniK Icon

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:52 AM

Hello,

I Would like to have a repeating Bigtext Message on my server. I know there is a way to run console commands from the linux terminal that is running the server, but I have yet to figure out how to do it. Someone suggested using screen to try and run commands but I was unsuccessful at getting screen to launch UrT.

Any help would be wonderful.

KroniK

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:20 AM

This can be used

http://community.mov...-Rcon-Messaging

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

Hi,

the Quake 3 protocol is quite simple, you can send via console rcon commands to every running server like this:

printf '\xFF\xFF\xFF\xFFrcon <PASSWORD> <COMMAND>\n' | nc -u -n -w 1 <SERVER_IP> <SERVER_PORT> | sed -ne ':x;/\xFF/{N;s/\xFF\xFF\xFF\xFFprint\n//;tx};/^$/d;p'


in a small bash script with you can use a loop to repeat this to your needs.


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PS.
<PASSWORD> = your rcon password
<COMMAND> = the comand you wish to send (e.g. status, bigtext, kick, $WHATEVER)
<SERVER_IP> = self-explanatory (is the server running on the same box and listens to all interfaces you can use 127.0.0.1)
<SERVER_PORT> = self-explanatory

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