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Welcome to the official home for Ultimate Game Server Control Center , our free web based game server hosting control panel for Windows and Linux.  We also offer various free fast download (aka redirect) management tools and other tools to aid admins in giving their users and community the best gaming experience possible.  Visit our download and products areas to see all of our tools.  If you have a need for custom work or have questions please feel free to contact us.

What's new:

  • Updated to work with Azure web hosting accounts (free accounts too!)
  • Added full support for Rust Experimental
  • Added full support for 7 Days to Die
  • Fixed an issue that caused the monitor to issue an error when a server with resource monitoring enabled was deleted
  • If the monitor fails to auto-start a game server, it now flags it so that the monitor doesn't keep trying to start it.  The flag is cleared the next time the server is started.  This should only occur on misconfigured servers (i.e. missing executable, wrong paths, etc.).
  • Improvements to the Log Admin Tool interface
  • Added an option in UGCC Configuration page to delete log entries older than 30 days from the database.  The data is still retained in the individual log files.
  • Better error handling for the 'Run command before starting server' option.
  • The server query page will now auto-refresh every minute.
  • Updated TinyMCE
  • Updated MySQL client

We released numerous private updates; hence the skip in version numbers.  Get the update in the downloads area.

If you're still using version 1.70 or 1.71, please see http://www.brainless.us/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1438 before upgrading.
By Masher on 10/25/2014 10:15:36 PM | 3 Reads | Add Comment

An issue was identified with earlier versions of the EzUGCC installer, your database could be overwritten when upgrading if precautions are not taken.  Please see viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1438 for more info.

UGCC 1.72 update has been released.

  • Added full support for Halo PC servers
  • Fixed an issue with not being able to add new users
  • The header/footer admin tool has been renamed to the Panel Customization tool
  • The menu.txt file (the file the panel uses to generate the navigation menu) can now be edited from the panel Customization tool
  • Added drop down menu to the server status button to select additional functions from the main menu page
  • Re-themed the tools links on server management page with new icons and converted the links to buttons
  • The news page was showing the created timestamp of posts in UTC, not shows in local time.
  • Fixed the panel not processing the %DATE% and %TIME% variables correctly
  • Themed some controls missed in the previous UI update
  • Cleaned up some HTML issues

Grab the update here.
By Masher on 7/28/2014 9:01:44 PM | 719 Reads | Add Comment

Version 1.71 is our 70th update release and comes with a major user interface overhaul.
  • Total HTML5 based overhaul of the user interface, works seamlessly regardless of where it's used (phones, tablets, desktops, etc.)
  • Arma2 and Arma3 queries updated to query with new protocol and default ports
  • New navigation menu is fully customizable and gets dynamically generated
  • default.txt in App_data folder gets copied to menu.txt, alterations will not be overwritten during an upgrade
  • A message will show on the main menu if an admin signs in when there are open support tickets
  • Beefed up error handling of the file tool
  • If licensed a new FTP button is added to the file tool menu to allow users to use their favorite FTP client for file management (requires integrated FTP to be enabled)
  • Added a new 'User Control Panel' page
  • Fixed an issue where long running updates would fail to start dependency servers after restarting the server that is updating
  • The panel no longer sends payment reminders for servers that are disabled.
  • Added an option to web.config to specify language to use for tinyMCE
  • Fixed a memory leak in the SQLite code
  • Numerous updates and reorganization of pages
  • Updated TinyMCE
  • Also the mobile (/m) link is no longer required and support for it was removed.

Feedback is welcome.  If you come across any issues or have any suggestions please let us know.


For tinymce add the following line to the web.config in the <appsettings></appsettings> area:

<add key="tinymcelang" value="en"/>

Replace en with your desired language.
By Masher on 6/18/2014 9:19:56 PM | 632 Reads | 2 Comments

A bug fix update.  Changes since 1.70 include:

  • Using the news system to send news items to users has been updated to only send emails to active non-subuser accounts with valid email addresses.  Better error handling has been added as well.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing new images in main menu to not show properly.
  • Fixed bug in UGCC Config page that would not save the email message text for the Max Slot Overage text.
  • Updated TinyMCE

Grab the update in the downloads section.
By Masher on 5/19/2014 8:05:50 PM | 1207 Reads | Add Comment

Changes for 1.70 are listed below.  A database update is required for this update.  Get it in the downloads section.

  • Monitor will no longer crash at start up if database is unavailable.  It'll try to reconnect every 30 seconds until successful.
  • Monitor will no longer crash at start up if database version is not what it expects.  It'll query every 30 seconds until the database is updated and continue.
  • You can now specify how long to pause between starting dependency servers.  Default value is 1 second and is configurable per server.
  • Added option in global config to disable the panel's navigation menu.  The panel will add a link in the footer to the Admin menu if an admin is logged in.
  • Added a new file, Menu.inc, where you can place your own navigation menu; only shown if a user is logged in.
  • Fixed RCON tool not being enabled as an option for Insurgency servers
  • Fixed dependencies not being stopped if the monitor was stopping a server
  • Fixed CSGO queries.  Due to changes Valve made to the protocol, players on a server are no longer shown.
  • Some small usability change made to the main menu
  • Fixed issue with server image maker tool not updating preview.
  • Updated TinyMCE
  • Updated SQLite
By Masher on 4/13/2014 8:41:56 PM | 1454 Reads | 10 Comments

Hey guys,

Just wanted to mention that we're not using OpenSSL directly in any of our products.  All our web stuffs are hosted on IIS and IIS is not vulnerable to the OpenSSL vulnerability.

That being said; if you are hosting UGCC on apache and OpenSSL you may want to update OpenSSL.

Feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions.
By Masher on 4/10/2014 6:24:40 PM | 591 Reads | 2 Comments

New games and features added as well as a bug fix.

  • Added new option to tell panel to kill all children processes created by server
  • Added support for NASCAR Heat (requires the new kill all children processes setting)
  • Added support for Insurgency
  • Updated TinyMCE
  • Fixed an issue with the update tools and extras tool with remote monitors

A database update is required with this update.  Download the update here.
By Masher on 3/2/2014 1:27:33 AM | 1325 Reads | Add Comment

New features, bug fixes, and support for a few new games added in this update.
  • Both the monitor and web panel log to the database as well as their log files
  • Removed the menu under Admin Menu in menu.  Now links to admin menu page.
  • Added new admin tool to view logs in database, expect additional features in subsequent updates
  • If a user is already logged in when going to login page, redirect user to main menu automagically
  • Added the ability to automatically disable servers on a specified date
  • Further refinements of the update tool
  • Server images are now being served from memory cache instead of using a database cache.  It's quicker and should help alleviate issues with a memory leak with sqlite.
  • Reduced remote monitor CPU usage on Linux when idle (now <1%; used to be 3-25%)
  • CPU monitoring now works on Linux, but is an average over time instead of realtime like Windows
  • Improved license detection code on Linux that should work on a wider range of distros
  • Updated ArmaA3 query
  • Updated query for Killing Floor servers
  • Added query support for Just Cause 2: Mulitplayer servers
  • Added query support for Starbound servers
  • Updated TimyMCE

We had planned to make more progress on the auto installer with this update, but we're still trying to sort out the best way to implement it.  We've added a new entry to the admin menu that will verify/create the folder paths and update tools (steamcmd/etc).

We've also removed the 'Admin Menu' menu.  Now it's just a link to the admin menu page.  The admin menu was getting too cumbersome and I don't feel users were fully looking around at all the tools/items available to them.

As usual get it in the downloads area.
By Masher on 1/1/2014 10:29:33 AM | 1456 Reads | Add Comment

We've released a pretty big update for the site.  If you notice any issues please report them.

We've also added the ability to order more than a single year license for UGCC, and now offer discounts if you order multiple licenses and/or years!

We've also added a 'renew' license feature to the Customer Portal, which lets you renew existing licenses at a deep discount.  The current discount is 25% and makes the price of the panel cheaper than it was previously!  8)

We're actively working on an automated installer system for the panel, and a price increase has been put into effect.  A single license costs $29.99/year now, but you get 10% off if you purchase more than one year or more than one license and makes it only a tiny bit more than the previous price.  There are different tiered discounts based off the quantity you buy; the more you purchase the more you save.

Check the products page to see the new fee/discount structure.  If you have any questions or complaints, please let us know.
By Masher on 10/26/2013 12:15:53 AM | 2033 Reads | Add Comment

This is a hotfix update to fix an issue with the panel's update tool.

  • Fixed update tool page refresh redirecting to the incorrect URL for some browsers

No changes are necessary for the monitor and thus the version number has not changed for the monitor.  Only the web panel needs to be updated.  No database updates are required with this update.

Download
By Masher on 10/8/2013 7:44:57 PM | 1255 Reads | 3 Comments




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