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"What program are you typing "status" into?"< status is not being typed into a program
but a Ubuntu terminal after the ip&port has been entered.
The same terminal that would run this script.
Sir, I owe you 2 apologies,
1. I was told the query was UDP but they are wrong it's TCP.
2. It's a game server status query and not player stats.
I ran a different game on my main computer with win10.
To my right is my Ubuntu box, accessing a terminal I typed in my ip and game's UDP port,
it returned nothing, changed port to TCP and got server info:
\status\
\gamename\JetFighter\gamever\0.9\location\1\hostname\Cats Lair\hostport\8181\mapname\Armed Bandits
\gametype\Deathmatch\numplayers\1\maxplayers\16\gamemode\openplaying\timelimit\240\fraglimit\50\
teamplay\0\player_0\Cougar\frags_0\0\deaths_0\0\skill_0\0\ping_0\0\team_0\Team 0\final\\queryid\3.1
Do you have access to a terminal? , "nc 333networks.com 27900 -u" enter without quotes, then enter \status\ , you'll get game server info.
I used netstat, comparing before running my friend's game server and while running the game server.
Using the ports that showed up while running the server still returned nothing.
Having a terminal run script named, severstatus.pl (script name, example:)
Script runs with printing data on terminal to show terminal is running script.
"ip port"/ enter
\status\ enter
Server returns/replies, exiting script, printing info on terminal.
NO return/reply, script must access "ctrl+c" to start a terminal new session.
inc port by 1.
Now with the same ip and a new port number (inc by 1) entered in a new terminal session followed by \status\
This continues until game server replies to the query.
I hope I cleared up anymore questions you have, if not please ask away!
Friday I ordered the book from amazon "Learning Perl", not sure how many years it will take me but I will try!
Sir, I cannot thank you enough for helping me! Thank you!
Should you decide to write this script, you can use "333networks" query to test it. Starting with port 27895, watch it inc on terminal until it incs to 27900, and get a return/reply.

In reply to Re^6: Querying program port by CougarXR7
in thread Querying program port by CougarXR7

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