If you’re seeing this, that means you’ve successfully reached our new home with LemuriaCommunity.org! Or rather, you reached the home of the NEW LemuriaCommunity.org, would be much more accurate.
We’ve not quite set that up yet, but we’ll get there.
So, you may be wondering: “Why?”
Well, that’s an easy thing to answer. Because our old hosting plan couldn’t handle M&F in all it’s glory. We managed to hit the memory limit trying to install it, so we could have a proper test server. 😀
So we’re on a new plan, on a different server, that has the added benefit of fewer restrictions! This means that we’ll be able to do other cool things that we couldn’t before (like host our own chat server) and we’ll be able to do other things even better.
And with all that new space, we’re expanding the MaFFans project to include BattleMaster and Black Forest and [explorers] and whatever other silly thing Tom cooks up next.
We also took a moment to swap to maffans.org as the primary from mightandfealtyfans.org, because it’s easier to type places. Never fear though, we’ll still have it setup so that if you type the secondary, it’ll do a wild-card redirect to the primary. We’ve no intentions on getting rid of that anytime soon either. 🙂
I know the last post said I wanted to figure out what I forgot to add to this, but I’m going to skip that actually. I will be making a nice actual guide on how to do this, so I’ll figure it all out again then and in a nice list order thing. 90% of the steps are on here anyways.
Let’s get back to getting this thing going. I suppose we should get in the right spot at least:
And then we get… Continue reading “Setting up a Test Server – Part 06/??”
We’re getting so close to having this thing operational, I can taste it, and it tastes like Monster Import. That, or that’s what I’m drinking. It’s 4AM and I don’t know anymore. But I don’t need to know, I just need to figure out how to server! And that, I can do.
When we left off we had two silly errors complaining about the server not being able to write to some folders. Resolution? Continue reading “Setting up a Test Server – Part 05/??”
Well, that almost went off without a hitch. So I went to enable our new virtual hosts with this set of commands:
sudo a2ensite maf.conf
sudo a2ensite qgis.conf
sudo service apache2 restart
And got returned this beautiful error:
Job for apache2.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See “systemctl status apache2.service” and “journalctl -xe” for details.
Continue reading “Setting up a Test Server – Part 04/??”
Alright, since I’m getting nowhere on those errors, even with installing things and updating things, we’re going switch gears a little so I can see progress again and not get too frustrated
Firstly, I’m going to prep my little server to run a couple virtual hosts. One of the things about M&F is that it’s two servers, one for the game, another for the map. Up til now we’ve been running out of /var/www/html, but we’re going to have to move things about because I need a second host. Continue reading “Setting up a Test Server – Part 03/??”
Alright, I took some time off work, and after a good solid day of doing nothing, I’m pleased to report I was able to tear myself away from Empyrion – Galactic Survival in order to do some dev-work. I’ve also managed to keep my Black Forest commitment low enough to not be an issue (10+ games, not a good idea).
Anyways, when we last left off I’d just discovered that you have to let Apache2 know that PHP is a thing. So we did that. Keep in mind, that this server started with Ubuntu–thats it. No PHP, Apache2, PostgreSQL, nothing. Continue reading “Setting up a Test Server – Part 02/??”
One of the biggest issues I have with developing Might & Fealty is that I don’t actually have a test server to use. So all my work is basically, at the end of the day, an educated guess based on how the rest of the code is structured.
On the plus side, I do actually have a workstation (yes, that’s the correct term, it’s distinctly not-a-PC component wise, though I’d love to throw an SSD in it one of these days) that I can put towards this.
In line with that, I’ve opted for Ubuntu, for reasons I can’t honestly recall anymore. Continue reading “Setting up a Test Server – Part 01/??”
So I finally decided that we should really have a proper website thing, and figured I could use some WordPress experience at the same time, so here we are.
In the coming days I plan to spruce up the place a bit, add some content, as well as start detailing my development work for Might & Fealty. With a little luck, I might actually get OTHER developers to post here too. That’d be neat.
Anyways, please bear with us as we figure this all out. Thanks!