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server message help

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by ozm8ey, May 19, 2016.

  1. ozm8ey

    ozm8ey

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    I have 2 things I need help with.
    1) How do server show that big black box with writting on it when players join your server?
    2) When I put writting in the welcome_message= doesn't comes up when i join the server
     
  2. Matheus Machado

    Matheus Machado
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    The welcome_message= line should include the path for a .txt document with the message itself. Something like this:
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    welcome_message= C:\Games\AC Server\customwelcomemessage.txt
     
  3. ozm8ey

    ozm8ey

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    My server is on a host so what would it look like on that?
     
  4. Jempy

    Jempy
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    How do you change the server content and necessary server files when you wish to start a new server with another track or/and other cars ?
    Don't you have an access to your host ?
     
  5. ozm8ey

    ozm8ey

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    ok got it working. One more thing how do I do those messages that say in yellow text stuff like "Welcome <username>" I have seen it on other servers
     
  6. Jempy

    Jempy
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    I'm nearly sure this kind of message is surely done by an app ... maybe the experimental version of Stracker ( server side ) .... but not sure as I only use the stable version of it in our league servers and in this version this possible message only contains the version number and no possibility of making it personally with driver names. ( Or I don't know how it may be done ;) )

    Maybe the Minorating system should allow it also, but I don't know the system perfectly.
    Look at the name of the servers, where you receive this kind of message, ... if it contains this kind of name ".... MR_ABCN...", it would be the sign that it is well Minorating which makes this message possible.

    EDIT: just remembered that the App AC_TrackCycle may give this kind of message if applied by the admin.
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2016
  7. ozm8ey

    ozm8ey

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    So if my host doesn't allow other .exe's to be ran I cannot do this?