hlmaster.filter(1) User Manual hlmaster.filter(1)
NAMEhlmaster.filter - How to allow/block specific gameservers.
This document describes, how the config-file has to look
like, for loading into hlmaster with the --server-filter
These filter rules allow you, to allow/deny specific game-
servers and as well complete networks.
You can however not ban a gameserver upon his port. At
least one ip-address is filtered.
Please note, that server filtering has not been tested
through and through yet.
Commands are case-sensitive, so enshure you write them all
in lowercase and only one command per line.
The following commands are used to configure some basic
This sets the default behaviour, what to do, if no
specific filter rule could be found.
If you ommit this default rule, deny will be
This determines, if a deny rule takes precedence
over an allow rule and vice versa.
Now, the commands used to deny/allow hosts/networks:
This will allow or deny the host given by ip-address
(hostnames are not allowed). If no netmask is given,
255.255.255.255 is assumed - wich leads to filtering a
single host. And this is normally exactly what you want.
I'm not going to describe netmasks any further, you will
never need them anyway...
Comments are also allowed and initiated with the familiar
'#' sign. They may begin everywhere in a line and remain
active until the end of line.
Look at the SIGNALS section in the hlmaster(1) manpage for
instructions on reloading the filters, while hlmaster is
An example filter.list is provided within the examples
directory of the source distribution. However, here's a
# example hlmaster filter list
# aaa swiss counterstrike
# some sux0rz
# localhost network
deny 127.0.0.0 255.0.0.0
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Silvan Minghetti <email@example.com>.
Copyright (c) 2001 Silvan Minghetti
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SEEALSOhlmaster(1), hlmaster.list(1), hlmaster.gameserver(1)
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