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7 minutes ago, Arturschick said:

Hey guys,

The server is currently running, thanks for the great description!
But ... currently I have the "0 Yang / Not enough Yang" error, I can't buy itemshop things from Gemi. E.g .: Wind shoes and (+), valor cloaks, enchant an object & bless.
Even through Googling I didn't get any helpful information, the Gold & Shop_Buy_price in the database had already changed to 1/10/100 ... No changes.

That's why I urgently ask for help!

Does anyone also know on which Dif base / version the files run? I haven't been able to find out any information about this at the moment.

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9 hours ago, Akaii said:

You wrote one should install the latest available version of FreeBSD.
The latest stable release is FreeBSD 13.0.

Will this work or should I go with FreeBSD 12.2?

I'm asking because somewhere I've read that one should avoid FreeBSD 13.0 for Metin2.

I have not tested

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just for interest sake i run my virtual machine/server on about a 10 year old machine running XP with a 4.1.8 virtual box and i can run anything i want on it as now have a 2017 freenas 9.3 server on it and will also run freenas 12 server too

 

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You too? 😱 You want to create a server for our favorite MMORPG?! You will be able to make your dream come true 😍 ! This guide is exclusively compatible with Metin2 Project. Are you ready? 🙃 Gooo! 😏

 

Install the Virtual Machine

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Prerequisites

 

Introduction

VirtualBox is virtualization software. A Metin2 Server runs mostly on an operating system called FreeBSD. It's therefore necessary to virtualize a second computer within yours to operate your Metin2 Project Server.

It's the virtualization of a second operating system that consumes resources in processor, RAM and storage on the host system, your computer. If you are using a dedicated server, you will install FreeBSD as the main operating system without using Windows!

The Metin2 Project Virtual Machine is ready to use, it's already preconfigured to be usable, even for a neophyte!

 

Ready? Gooo!

You need to open the « OVA » file by clicking on it, like to open your favorite software. The extension is recognized automatically by Windows and is associated with VirtualBox. You must click on the button « IMPORT » and let VirtualBox work, it imports your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine for your greatest happiness 🥰 !

 

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It has successfully imported your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine!
Congratulations 🙃 !

 

Configure the Virtual Machine

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By default, your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine is partitioned into a local network within your computer. This manipulation consists of making your router and your virtual machine communicate and allowing it access to the Internet network.

 

Ready? Gooo!

 

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You must click on the name of your virtual machine then click on « CONFIGURATION ». A part that is very important, this is where you give your virtual machine the power to connect to the world and control all of us 😱 !

Click on « NETWORK » and choose « BRIDGED ADAPTER » then select the primary network card that your computer uses, « WIFI » or « ETHERNET ». You also have the possibility to modify the various parameters of your virtual machine, such as the RAM, the power of the processor...

 

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Click the « OK » to save the changes.

 

Manage the Virtual Machine

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Introduction

It's important to know how to manage a virtual machine, starting it and shutting it down are actions that you are likely to perform regularly when managing your Metin2 Project Server.

 

Ready? Gooo!

 

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All you have to do is start your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine 😩 ! For that, it's very simple you have to right click on the name of your virtual machine and it will offer you several choices including: « START » or « CLOSE » when you want to turn it off.

When it has finished starting, you must have this on your screen, you must identify yourself using the identifiers that are available on the topic where you downloaded Metin2 Project, when entering the password it will not be displayed no, this is absolutely normal.

So here you have the main interface between your computer and your virtual machine, it's a bit like your second screen! It must imperatively remain open otherwise it would turn off your computer 🙂 .

 

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Trick

It's possible to restart your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine using a command! When you are connected and identified on the VirtualBox interface or using PuTTY, all you have to do is enter the following command then validate with the « ENTER »key on your keyboard:

reboot

 

Retrieve the IP Address

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Introduction

An IP address is like your postal address, if we don't know it, we can't know where you are. An IP address represents the postal address, the location of your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine on your network.

 

Ready? Gooo!

You will retrieve the address of your virtual machine, it has an address, a home and it does not pay rent! This address, which is exclusively numeric is the IP address, it's specific to each computer, whether physical or virtual. You will be able to connect to the various tools to manage your Metin2 Project private server but also to connect to the game!

 

For that, it's very simple you have to enter the following command in the VirtualBox interface:

ifconfig

In our example, the IP address of the virtual machine is« 192.168.0.21 ».

 

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Use PuTTY

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Prerequisites

  • Download the latest version of PuTTY

 

Introduction

PuTTY is an SSH client, it allows you to connect to your FreeBSD Server in SSH. It's more or less similar to a remote control software like AnyDesk or TeamViewer except that it's used in command line! This saves you the uncomfortable interface of VirtualBox. PuTTY being much more ergonomic for copying and pasting commands...

 

Ready? Gooo!

 

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  1. Enter the IP address in the field: Host Name (or IP address)
  2. Enter the SSH port in the field: Port (Default: 22)
  3. Enter a name you want in the field: Saved Sessions
  4. Click on the « SAVE » button to save the connection parameters

 

You must double click on the registered server of your choice to initiate a connection. PuTTY will ask you for the username and password of your FreeBSD user, this corresponds to the credentials used on your VirtualBox interface. It may also ask you to confirm the connection to the SSH Server and indicate a security problem, don't panic and click on « YES ».

 

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Use EterNexus

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Prerequisites

 

Introduction

EterNexus is a software which will allow you to decompress and compress the « EIX » and « EPK » archives of the « PACK » folder of your Metin2 Project Client, these archives contain absolutely all the game data, images, texts, models, textures...

 

Ready? Gooo!

You have to extract the files from EterNexus and move them to the « PACK » directory of your Metin2 Project Client. You will find a folder with the same name of the archive that you unzipped in the directory where the archive is located.

To unzip an archive:

 

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EterNexus will recreate a new archive with the same name of the folder and in the same location where the same directory is located.

To compress an archive:

 

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Configure the Metin2 Project Client

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Prerequisites

  • Download and install the latest version of Notepad++
  • Download and install the latest version of WinRAR

 

Introduction

It's necessary to link your Metin2 Project Client to your Metin2 Project Server, for this we will enter the IP address of your server within the game client configuration.

 

Ready? Gooo!

You must first extract the Metin2 Project Client archive. In order to configure your Metin2 Project Client and link it to your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine, you must configure the IP address within your Metin2 Project Client.

You must extract the archive « ROOT » and you will find a multitude of files there, the one that interests us is « SERVERINFO.PY », it contains all the information about your server, the IP address, the name, the port of access...

 

 At the beginning of this file, there is a list of sample servers to guide you through the changes. At the beginning of the file you must find the following block:

SRV_LOCALHOST = {
	'name':'LOCALHOST',
	'host':'127.0.0.1',
	'auth':11002,
	'c1':13001,
	'ids':'10',
}

 

 You need to modify the line similar to:

'host':'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX',

You must replace « XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX » by the IP address of your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine then save the changes. After that, you simply need to compress the « ROOT » archive. This means that when you run the Metin2 Project Client, you will need to select the « LOCALHOST » server.

 

Use Navicat

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Prerequisites

  • Download and install the latest version of Navicat

 

Introduction

Navicat is a graphical database management and development software suite, it will allow you to manage your databases and the data stored in them. Navicat is not limited to MySQL, it's also able to connect to other SQL Servers such as PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLite, MariaDB...

As part of Metin2 Project, we use MySQL, the database records and stores all data relating to your Metin2 Project Server, accounts, characters, inventories, state of quests...

 

Ready? Gooo!

To start the configuration of Navicat, you must click on « CONNECTION » then choose « MYSQL », MySQL is the engine of our database used in Metin2 Project.

 

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Logins are available on the topic where you have downloaded Metin2 Project.

 

  • Enter the name you want in the field: Connection Name
  • Enter the IP address in the field: Host
  • Enter the MySQL port in the field: Port (Default: 3306)
  • Enter the username of a public account in the field: User Name
  • Enter the password associated with your user in the field: Password
  • Check the box: Save password

 

In order to ensure that the connection is established, you can click on the button: « TEST CONNECTION » if you have the message below, everything is good! It only remains to confirm by clicking twice on the buttons: « OK ».

 

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To connect to a MySQL Server, you must double click on the name of the previously added server.

In the left part of Navicat, to see all the data of your Metin2 Project Server you must click on « TABLES ». To open a data table, also double click on it.

 

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Create an Account on Metin2 Project

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Ready? Gooo!

Creating an account on your Metin2 Project Server is easy, for that we will use Navicat to connect to the MySQL Server. We are going to modify the « ACCOUNT » table, it's located in the « ACCOUNT » database.

 

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To manually add an account from Navicat, you must click on the « » at the bottom left and fill in the boxes, these fields are the most important, everything else is optional and will be filled in automatically with the default settings:

 

  • ID: Do not fill, it fills automatically
  • LOGIN: The username of the account we use to connect to the game client
  • PASSWORD: This is the password, which you must first encrypt
  • SOCIAL_ID: This is the code for deleting a character
  • EMAIL: This is the email address of the account
  • CREATE_TIME: Account creation date
  • STATUS: Account status, « OK » or « BLOCK » if he should be banned
  • SECURITYCODE: ?
  • AVAILDT: ?
  • MILEAGE: DC
  • CASH: MD
  • GOLD_EXPIRE: Double Drop Chance for Items
  • SILVER_EXPIRE: 50% More experience
  • SAFEBOX_EXPIRE: More storage space in the Warehouse
  • AUTOLOOT_EXPIRE: A Hand that Automatically Picks Up Yangs
  • FISH_MIND_EXPIRE: The chance of catching a Fish increases
  • MARRIAGE_FAST_EXPIRE: Love points increase faster
  • MONEY_DROP_RATE_EXPIRE: Double Chance of Yang Drop
  • LAST_PLAY: Last login date

This ensures that your passwords are not in the clear in your database, a measure of security and confidentiality. Finish by pressing the « ENTREE » key on your keyboard to confirm and save.

 

Assign « GM » permissions

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Introduction

Adding permissions to a user involves a lot of responsibility, for this we will use Navicat to connect to the MySQL Server. We are going to modify the « GMLIST » table, it's located in the « COMMON » database.

 

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To manually add an account from Navicat, you must click on the « » at the bottom left and fill in the boxes:

 

  • MID: Do not fill, it fills automatically
  • MACCOUNT: The account ID the one to use to connect with the game client
  • MNAME: This is the name of the character, it must be strictly identical, if it's not yet existing, it does not matter, the important thing here is to choose a name that will be that of your character
  • MCONTACTIP: The box is empty by default, however some explanations: this allows the rights to be assigned to an account according to the player's IP address, this prevents someone from connecting to the account to take advantage of the accesses, to be avoided if the player to a dynamic IP address
  • MSERVERIP: The box is on « ALL » by default, however some explanations: this is in the case where you have several Metin2 servers running on the same FreeBSD Server, this allows you to assign access to a particular server, it requires adding the server IP in the « GMHOST » table
  • MAUTHORITY: This is the level of access rights in play, you can check the access level of an order from the sources of Metin2
    • GOD: Limited access
    • HIGH_WIZARD: Limited access
    • WIZARD: Limited access
    • LOW_BIZARD: Limited access
    • IMPLEMENTOR: Full access

 

Finish by pressing the « ENTREE » key on your keyboard to confirm and save. You have defined the accesses, you must reload them, two solutions:

 

  • You have an account with an already existing GM character, you must write this in-game command and disconnect / reconnect the concerned account: « /RELOAD A ».
  • You don't have any GM characters, you have to stop and restart the Metin2 Project Server with the Metin2 Project Shell Manager.

 

At this stage, the server has not started, the next start of the Metin2 Project Server will suffice to update your character's accesses.

 

Use WinSCP

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Prerequisites

  • Download and install the latest version of WinSCP

 

Introduction

WinSCP is a graphical SFTP client for Windows. It uses SSH and is open source. The purpose of this program is to enable secure copying of files between a local computer and a remote computer. You will use it to transfer files to it.

With WinSCP you will be able to explore the content of your Metin2 Project Virtual Machine as if you were on your computer with Windows and its file explorer. You will find there the files of the FreeBSD operating system, the programs which have been installed, but also, most importantly, the files of our Metin2 Project Server.

 

Ready? Gooo!

When you open the program for the first time, it automatically offers you the connection manager:

 

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  • Enter the IP address in the field: Host name
  • Enter the SSH port in the port number: Port number (Default: 22)
  • Enter Username: root: in the field: Username
  • Enter the password for: root: in the field: Password
  • Click on the button: Save...

 

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  • Enter the name you want in the field: Save session as
  • Check the box: Save password (not recommended)
  • Click on the button: OK

 

To initiate the connection, you must double click on the server you have registered. WinSCP will automatically connect with the username and password that have been registered. It may also ask you to confirm the connection to the SFTP Server and announce a security issue, don't panic, click « YES ».

 

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Start the Metin2 Project Server

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Introduction

Metin2 Project comes with a powerful program, Metin2 Project Shell Manager. It allows you to manage your Metin2 Project Server with ease!

 

Ready? Gooo!

 To invoke it, you need to run this command on PuTTY:

cd /usr/m2_project && sh m2sh.sh

 

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You have a multitude of options available to you that allow you to manage Metin2 Project as simply as possible. Each time you run the above command, you must choose one of these options by entering it and then validating it with the « ENTER » key on your keyboard.

Enter:

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Ready? Gooo!

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It's time for you to materialize in the virtual and wonderful world of Metin2 Project ❤️ ! Enjoy the great and beautiful Metin2 Project adventure...

 

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well hello there! a little question. I want to translate the server in Ro.....i try to modify item_proto,mob_proto, the data base see's them in ro but after a reboot,they all come back in Fr. Please help me to understand what i need to do. I want to try for the first time to make my own server with this resorces. Ty for a eventual help.

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On 3/19/2021 at 8:49 PM, ASIKOO said:

PASSWORD: This is the password, which you must first encrypt

how can i encrypt the password?

 

I'm also having two other issues, when i load the server inside winscp i get a different folder than the one that i see on your guide, and the second one is that when i wite the command in putty for run the metin2 project it can't find the file to do that https://metin2.download/picture/r3F9504x09DVmF8K988YXgTtGTP6KMUj/.gif/C879XXM

 

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On 3/19/2021 at 8:50 PM, ASIKOO said:


 

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Ready? Gooo!

Run this command:

cd /usr/m2_project && sh m2sh.sh

Metin2 Project Shell Manager in its full version.

 

 

 

 

Sorry for double post. 
It's my first attempt with private server. 
Now I'm trying to run m2sh.sh but archive I downloaded from this post not include m2sh.sh How can i run shell manager? 

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9 hours ago, Henry6767 said:

Hi. I can't find the m2sh.sh file. I tried going into the m2_project folder with cd and then sudo sh the file, but it can't seem to find it. I tried to find it manually trough the whole source but I had no luck... Can you please help me out? 

m2sh in no longer available. 

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