Authorized Serial Account Protection
New from 1.5.3, Authorized Serial Account Protection provides a way to prevent password reuse causing damage to your server.
How to enable
Open mtaserver.conf and find <auth_serial_groups> and change to below. (If <auth_serial_groups> does not exist, then add it)
If you wish to protect other ACL groups, then add them separated by commas, e.g.:
How to disable
Open mtaserver.conf and find <auth_serial_groups> and change to below
Note: Authorized Serial Account Protection helps prevent your server from getting hacked. If there is a chance any of your admins are using the same password on other servers, then do not disable this feature.
How to use
To allow the last attempted serial for an account, enter the following command in the server console:
To view authorized serials for an account:
authserial <account_name> list
To remove the newest authorized serial for an account:
authserial <account_name> remove
Help, I can't login (game)
To allow the last attempted serial, use the authserial command in the server console.
For example, to allow the last attempted serial for account MrBob, enter the following command in the server console:
Help, I can't login (http)
To login to the HTTP web interface, the IP has to be authorized. To authorized an IP:
- Join the MTA server
- Login to the account
- Disconnect from MTA server (optional)
- Login via HTTP