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    5. Linking to posts on other forums related to ANY of the above, whether you are the originator or not, without exception.[/COLOR]
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[COLOR=darkred]Offensive material
The following is a list of some things that MAY be considered "offensive" by the moderators and the team. This is NOT an exclusive list and it does depend very much on context.

Crossing the line into "offensive" territory is likely to get you asked to change your name, sig or avatar or to withdraw/delete posts. This will be done politely by the moderators. If you refuse to comply further action WILL be taken once started, ultimately leading to banning from the forums.

A key point: please attempt to use your brains. What is mild humour to you may well be deeply offensive to others. While we have no intention of acting as politically-correct "thought police", we are on the lookout for those things that can cause offense and, in some cases, are actually still illegal in some jurisdictions.
  1. Names recalling notorious war criminals or personalities.
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  3. Use of obscenities and expletives.
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  6. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Stalinism.
  7. On both the previous two, the moderators' views on the intention and impact of use of such symbols will be final - not yours. Please be understanding if you are advised to change something.
  8. In general, if a sig/avatar represents your allegiances in-game and is clearly "in part", it is likely to be fine; if the moderators feel you are trying to demonstrate unpalatable political allegiances, or to use it in an attempt to ridicule or provoke others you WILL be asked to change it. RO is NOT the place to make any extremist political statements of any kind.

Examples:
So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
  1. "Hitler", "Beria"
  2. "NKVD Blocking Detachment", "Einsatzgruppen"
  3. This one should be pretty obvious...
  4. So should this - and it includes calling all Germans "Nazis" and all Soviets/Russians "Commies". It got boring 50 years ago, so stop it.
  5. Use of swastikas, fasces, SS-runes and so on for the Axis.
  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.

A simple rule-of-thumb: many Europeans find Nazi symbolism of any sort offensive; many Americans still find Soviet symbolism offensive. Engage your brain before using.




Final Note: this is NOT open to debate, so please do NOT start whining and moaning if a moderator asks you to change something. They will advise at first, giving reasons, then, if you take no notice, they will step up the pressure through to banning.
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  • Installing a Red Orchestra 2 Stand Alone Dedicated Server

    Previous information on how to install RO 2 dedicated server files via HLDS is now obsolete. RO 2 now uses the new Steam Command tool. Please view the article on the wiki for RO 2 dedicated server install and basic options for admins to tweak.

    http://wiki.tripwireinteractive.com/...dicated_Server

    Feel free to add to the article or add new articles about admin-ing and dedicated servers.
    Pretty, what do we blow up first? - Myn Donos

  • #2
    Does this mean that the servers we are running at the moment will be obsolete and can't be updated? and a server will have to be re-installed using the new method?

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    • #3
      Yes. The new server files are only available through Steam Command.
      Pretty, what do we blow up first? - Myn Donos

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Yoshiro View Post
        Yes. The new server files are only available through Steam Command.
        Ok, thanks Yoshiro.

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        • #5
          Anyone know if Steam Command can be integrated into TCAdmin ? In a similar way that the Steam Update could be integrated into TCAdmin.

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          • #6
            so I put "login gauserver ourpassword" and the login fails, what now?

            Its the exact same login that runs steam on our dedicated server, so I have no clues.

            Tried my personal account, it fails too.
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            • #7
              Steamguard error, though it doesn't bother telling you so.
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              • #8
                If you have this problem:
                [ 0%] Checking for available updates...
                SteamUpdater: Error: Download failed: http error 0
                [ 0%] Download complete.
                [----] Verifying installation...
                [ 0%] Downloading update...
                [ 0%] Checking for available updates...
                SteamUpdater: Error: Download failed: http error 0
                [ 0%] Download complete.
                SteamUpdater: Error: Steam needs to be online to update. Please confirm your network connection and try again.
                [ 0%] !!! Fatal Error: Steam needs to be online to update. Please confirm your network connection and try again.
                Try this:
                Internet explorer -> Connections -> LAN settings -> Proxies -> Auto detect

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                • #9
                  C:\steamcmd>steamcmd +update_ro2_ds.txt
                  main.cpp (363) : Assertion Failed: Looks like steam didn't shutdown cleanly, sch
                  eduling immediate update check
                  Assert( Assertion Failed: Looks like steam didn't shutdown cleanly, scheduling i
                  mmediate update check ):..\steamexe\main.cpp:363

                  [ 0%] ╨Я╤А╨╛╨▓╨╡╤А╨║╨░ ╨╜╨░ ╨╜╨░╨╗╨╕╤З╨╕╨╡ ╨╛╨▒╨╜╨╛╨▓╨╗╨╡╨╜╨╕╨╣...
                  SteamUpdater: Error: Download failed: http error 0
                  [ 0%] ╨Ч╨░╨│╤А╤Г╨╖╨║╨░ ╨▓╤Л╨┐╨╛╨╗╨╜╨╡╨╜╨░.
                  [----] ╨Я╤А╨╛╨▓╨╡╤А╨║╨░ ╤Г╤Б╤В╨░╨╜╨╛╨▓╨║╨╕...
                  Steam Console Client (c) Valve Corporation
                  -- type 'quit' to exit --
                  Loading Steam3...OK.
                  Loading Steam2...OK.
                  >>> command not found: update_ro2_ds.txt
                  No English.I am a Russian.:D

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                  • #10
                    It is beginning to appear that some server vendors either didn't get the word on the HLDS change or chose not respond to the need. I and at least one other admin is struggling with this right now. It may be awhile before any of us gets our platforms back in operation.
                    Mr Sajer's winter home heating: i7-4790 OCd to 4.5**GTX 1080 FE GPU**16GB ddr3**Dual Intel SSD**Creative Labs SoundBlaster Zx ...and a lot of fans.

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                    • #11
                      which is the current server version? I have version 25 and he find no updates.

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                      • #12
                        I feel your pain, took me a day to adapt from HLDS to SteamCMD.

                        I dont know how to check versions in SteamCMD sorry, I just check it for updates daily.
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                        • #13
                          This is a real pain. I am on the Server mailing list and never received any information about this whatsoever?

                          I have just got onto my Hosting Company to deal with this issue and hopefully get my RO2 Server Re-Installed and up and running again.

                          I always thought that Valve had some issues with their TF2 Updates, but this has changed my mind.

                          I have been running a fairly successful RO2 Server in Australia for some time now and was happy with the way things were. I would hope that this is worth all the drama that I will have to go through to get my server back up, running and ranked again?

                          My real concern is why I did not receive an email from Tripwire announcing these changes and the proceedures that were needed to be followed to get it all updated and working again?

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                          • #14
                            Who is your host? Seems like lots of the majors have not bothered updating, either that or they are still struggling with changes in TCAdmin Panel.
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Aggamemnon View Post
                              This is a real pain. I am on the Server mailing list and never received any information about this whatsoever?

                              I have just got onto my Hosting Company to deal with this issue and hopefully get my RO2 Server Re-Installed and up and running again.

                              I always thought that Valve had some issues with their TF2 Updates, but this has changed my mind.

                              I have been running a fairly successful RO2 Server in Australia for some time now and was happy with the way things were. I would hope that this is worth all the drama that I will have to go through to get my server back up, running and ranked again?

                              My real concern is why I did not receive an email from Tripwire announcing these changes and the proceedures that were needed to be followed to get it all updated and working again?
                              You might want to check your junk email folder. TW announced to server admins via the mailing list the update and the how to use SteamCMD. They did this a few days before the update went live and even gave admins the chance to get setup with the final build BEFORE it went live.

                              Or perhaps you were inadvertently purged from the list?

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