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by syntax
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Worldgroup and Editing Questions
Topic: Non SGA connections and general hack nonsense
Replies: 25
Views: 366

Re: Non SGA connections and general hack nonsense

As I was reading my post again it occurred to me that an IP could get added to the block list multiple times if it was found in the audit log multiple times on the same run. I added a line to prevent that from happening (script re-uploaded in original post).
by syntax
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Worldgroup and Editing Questions
Topic: Non SGA connections and general hack nonsense
Replies: 25
Views: 366

Re: Non SGA connections and general hack nonsense

Here you go. You can either place the files in your wgserv folder or, if your wgserv is c:\wgserv, you can place them anywhere. Alternatively, you can place them anywhere and modify the following lines: sAudit = "PATH TO wgsaudit.adt" sBlock = "PATH TO blocklist.txt" non-sga-chec...
by syntax
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Worldgroup and Editing Questions
Topic: Non SGA connections and general hack nonsense
Replies: 25
Views: 366

Re: Non SGA connections and general hack nonsense

If you want me to write a script for you I need actual files. A sample audit trail file and sample (working) IP blocking file. When scraping text in files everything matters. Line feeds, character spacing, etc. I can't go by a few redacted lines pasted to a forum. PM me if you're paranoid about pub...
by syntax
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: MajorMUD
Topic: Active Monster Buffer Setting (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Active Monster Buffer Setting (?)

So your saying 11 times is not faster? Yes it's not as far as a jump processor's have had, but memory hasn't made huge leaps either. And not sure about you but the avg guy in 92 could not afford a 7200 drive, the prices for one of those was fucking crazy. Hell I remember dropping $300 for a 1.7 gig...
by syntax
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: MajorMUD
Topic: Active Monster Buffer Setting (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Active Monster Buffer Setting (?)

Just for the record, SSD's aside, hard drive speed hasn't changed much in like 20 years. I would disagree here, the bus speeds are a lot faster then they used to be. 20 year's ago we had ata 66 5200 rpm drives with no cache or small amounts of cache on IDE. Now we have 15k rpm with 64m cache on sat...
by syntax
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Worldgroup and Editing Questions
Topic: Setting up a new board
Replies: 24
Views: 2483

Re: Setting up a new board

sleightly wrote:If you mess up putting in the majormud module activation codes, is there some way to start over?

They are just stored as text in a file. WCCADDON.SYS If my memory serves me correctly.
by syntax
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: MajorMUD
Topic: Active Monster Buffer Setting (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Active Monster Buffer Setting (?)

Just for the record, SSD's aside, hard drive speed hasn't changed much in like 20 years.
by syntax
Thu Feb 09, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Worldgroup and Editing Questions
Topic: Handy script for cleanup (WGSCLEAN.bat)
Replies: 16
Views: 1325

Re: Handy script for cleanup (WGSCLEAN.bat)

MiOw wrote:Took me a second to recognize the ".." as a similar command to "cd .." so now I understand. :roll:


It's not a command, per say. They part of the paths; ".." means previous directory and a single "." means current directory.
by syntax
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Worldgroup and Editing Questions
Topic: Handy script for cleanup (WGSCLEAN.bat)
Replies: 16
Views: 1325

Re: Handy script for cleanup (WGSCLEAN.bat)

The one I posted ( http://www.mudinfo.net/viewtopic.php?p=4336&sid=c626bcc5cec1af13d1f8706c4234b41d#p4336 ) backs up the entire WG folder, minus wccupda2.dat. If I were to be picky and want it in the C:\BACKUP would I simply put "C:\BACKUP\" in place of the "..\_backup"? Tha...
by syntax
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Worldgroup and Editing Questions
Topic: Handy script for cleanup (WGSCLEAN.bat)
Replies: 16
Views: 1325

Re: Handy script for cleanup (WGSCLEAN.bat)

The one I posted ( http://www.mudinfo.net/viewtopic.php?p=4336&sid=c626bcc5cec1af13d1f8706c4234b41d#p4336 ) backs up the entire WG folder, minus wccupda2.dat. If you copy a blank audit file into your backup folder then you could add the following to your batch: copy /y c:\backup\wgsaudit.adt c:\...

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