Ajeet Raina I am a Docker Captain, ARM Innovator & Docker Bangalore Community Leader. I am a maintainer of Collabnix blogging site. I work for Redis and a primary maintainer of https://developer.redis.com. I run Collabnix Community Slack with over 6500+ audience . We have built a popular projects like Docker Labs, KubeLabs, KubeTools and DockerTools. You can follow me on Twitter(@ajeetsraina) & GitHub(@ajeetraina)

Installing SMARTFOX Server Pro on Debian

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SmartFoxServer is a massive multiplayer platform for building games, MMO communities, virtual worlds, realtime multiplayer games.

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To setup SFS, in short on Linux platform like Debian, one can follow the below steps:

Download the SmartFox Server Pro 1.6.6 fromhttp://smartfoxserver.com/download/get/77/SFSPRO_linux64_1.6.6.tar.gz link.

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1. Open a terminal window and move to the folder where you have downloaded the file.
2. Type “gzip -d filename.tar.gz” to extract the .tar file (where “filename” is the name of the downloaded file) as shown in the screenshot.
3. Type “tar xf filename.tar” to extract the files.
4. Move inside the uncompressed folder and type ./install

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To start the server move to the {installation-directory}/SFS_PRO_1.6.6/Server folder and type ./sfs start

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The complete list of commands is the following:

./sfs start Start the server
./sfs stop Stop the server
./sfs restart Restart the server
./sfs status Show the current status of the server ( running / not running etc… )

Installing SmartFoxServer as a Linux daemon:

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Hope it helps !!!

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Ajeet Raina I am a Docker Captain, ARM Innovator & Docker Bangalore Community Leader. I am a maintainer of Collabnix blogging site. I work for Redis and a primary maintainer of https://developer.redis.com. I run Collabnix Community Slack with over 6500+ audience . We have built a popular projects like Docker Labs, KubeLabs, KubeTools and DockerTools. You can follow me on Twitter(@ajeetsraina) & GitHub(@ajeetraina)

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