We have some good news for new and old customers! We have reopened our Black Hawk Down Game Servers! With a game server, you don’t have to worry about setup, or managing your own files! When you order a game server with us, you’ll be granted access to BMTv3 in order to punt, ban, etc..
Game Server vs Nova Dedicated Server
The difference between a game server and a Nova Dedicated Server depends on your experience. Most squads/clans run off of Game Servers instead of Dedicated Servers. With a Dedicated Server, you, the client, are responsible for maintaining the software and server files as well as setup. When you order a game server, we maintain the software and server files and setup.
For the casual home user; a game server is usually the way to go. More experienced users usually like dedicated servers due to the user access level they can gain vs a normal game server. Also, with game servers you’re normally only allowed Rcon access, or some sort of Remote Console access instead of physical access to the machine.
It is no secret that securing your client’s data is an ongoing process and not something that you can simply install on a server/platform. That is why security solutions and protocols evolve all the time and developers frequently release new versions. The two cryptographic protocols that provide communication security over the Internet are TLS and SSL. The latest version of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL version 3.0) is the predecessor of TLS and is nearly 15 years old. So it was only a matter of time for someone to find the next big issue related to the SSL protocol. Yesterday Bodo Möller from the Google Security Team wrote a blog post about a new vulnerability in the design of SSL version 3.0. The vulnerability allows attackers to calculate the plain text of secure connections. Read more