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How to get started with the server


Brian
26-02-2008, 19:56
Quote Originally Posted by fozle
Your fqdn would be http://ksxxxxx.kimsufi.com
as you said that it 'would be'. Does that mean that it will come on my mail someday?

Sorry for asking stupid questions, i'm just quite n00b with this.

Marco
26-02-2008, 17:54
Quote Originally Posted by Coxy69
The gaming distro you mention is not available via the install -
It's not a distro . It's a kernel which you can just swap with your current one in order to use it.

Coxy69
26-02-2008, 16:44
The gaming distro you mention is not available via the install - but thats ok - as i want the distro to be multi functioning anyway, the intention is to host a little website - as well as utilise the gaming server

- For information the server has been running the bots at full speed for 24 hours now - i am very impressed Its gonna get a real test tonight when the "Clan" hop on for the onslaught

fozl
26-02-2008, 13:57
Quote Originally Posted by Brian
should i get information about my servers Ip-address? i can access to it, but if i want to do anything with it, i need to know it.

Or is there any servers url like http://xxxx.xxx.ovh.co.uk/ ? or do i make it just by myself?
Your fqdn would be http://ksxxxxx.kimsufi.com

Brian
26-02-2008, 13:11
should i get information about my servers Ip-address? i can access to it, but if i want to do anything with it, i need to know it.

Or is there any servers url like http://xxxx.xxx.ovh.co.uk/ ? or do i make it just by myself?

Marco
26-02-2008, 12:39
Quote Originally Posted by finn
Well, Could you all members who has done anything with server write about what you did first with the server. i mean that how to get started. I can't even configure the domain or the ip-address for the server.

Tell me, what to do for the start.

In regards to the IP, you should have received it in the email OVH sent to you. You cannot change that.
Depending from the OS distribution you have, OVH has several guides which help you in getting started on setting up your domain name. I list them below:

http://help.ovh.co.uk/DedicatedUsefulInfo (general info)
http://help.ovh.co.uk/DomainServicesManager (general domain info)
http://help.ovh.co.uk/ManageDomainOnDedicated(domain get started configuration)
http://help.ovh.co.uk/ConfigDNSDomainDed (point your dedicated server)
http://help.ovh.co.uk/InstallSiteWindows (installing a domain on Windows)
http://help.ovh.co.uk/OvhmDomainInstallation (installing a domain with ovhm)
http://help.ovh.co.uk/ManualBindServer (installing a domain manually on linux)
http://help.ovh.co.uk/WebminBindServer (installing a domain webmin on linux)

Please browse thorugh our guides on http://help.ovh.co.uk/help, on that you may find further details.
We are looking forward to placing more guides for the different environments we offer, such as plesk.

Marco
26-02-2008, 11:11
In order to build up a game server, OVH has compiled a kernel which pings without waiting for an answer from the client, so that it reduce unwanted delay, maintaining the session opened. The last version is bzImage-2.6.24.2-xxxx-std-ipv4-64-hz1000 You can find it at the following link: ftp://ftp.ovh.net/made-in-ovh/bzImage/ .
Marco.

Coxy69
26-02-2008, 01:07
My intention is for a game server - so domain to ip is not needed.

First off as i had a windows box i installed Freemeter [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freemeter/]

This is so that eventually i could report peak b/w usage on the box.

Next step was to install Firefox [i just prefer it]

Then i installed utorrent as the game updates are often distrubuted by torrent [especially as the file size has jumped from 177 to 250MB]

Next step was to get the game.


I installed it and discovered windows on the kimi aint too great [see bugs thread] so i am now playing around with the nix distros

Hopefully i can find a distro that allows the Kimi to be a game server then i will post a guide on steps i took. I think this is a great little budget server and i am falling in love with the control panal - re-install in 20 mins - why thankyou sir

-=[EDIT]=-
Ok - i tried Ubuntu - no go - too hungry on the RAM
I tried Debian [i got lost a lot on this one and gave up]
THEN
Tried fedora Core - Success!!!! The Kimi is the cheapest Openarena Gaming server available

Gonna see how many rooms / players i can have at the same time now

- If anyone knows of a good linux based b/w monitor i would appreciate it - and if anyone wants to know how to do the game server i can post a guide

OVH.Customer
25-02-2008, 22:09
Have a look at this thread. It contain instructions on how to point the domain to your server. Are you using Plesk? If not post what you're using and I'll try to help you.

http://forum.ovh.co.uk/showthread.php?t=10

finn
25-02-2008, 21:34
Well, Could you all members who has done anything with server write about what you did first with the server. i mean that how to get started. I can't even configure the domain or the ip-address for the server.

Tell me, what to do for the start.