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[L4D2] sv_cheats 1/0 RESETS SERVER CVARS


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hellnecrotom
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Join Date: Feb 2021
Old 06-22-2022 , 09:04   [L4D2] sv_cheats 1/0 RESETS SERVER CVARS
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Hey guys, I have an issue that I can't jump over in L4D2.

I am trying to prevent other people from using cheat commands aside from me.

I can achieve this by using a plugin called Admin Cheats. This largely solves my problem but there is a hiccup: the command "respawn" and "respawn_all" do not work with "sv_cheats 0" even with Admin Cheats on.

Thus, I instead wanted to enable cheats, use cheats, and then disable them instantly (example: sv_cheats 1;respawn_all;sv_cheats 0). This would work fine with a single exception: "sv_cheats 0" resets my server cvars.

Now I added a cfg to automatically load all default server cvars for me after setting sv_cheats to 0, but that would mean running around 50+ cvars every time I use a cheat, because then it would look something like this: sv_cheats 1;respawn_all;sv_cheats 0;exec DefaultCvars(.cfg).

Since I have cvars that I change based on the game we play, this would be EXTREMELY TEDIOUS to reapply after each cheat.

I looked for solutions to only enable sv_cheats to me (the host), but I could find nothing.

Can anyone help with this?

Does someone know how to achieve either of these:

1. Prevent the game from resetting server cvars after sv_cheats is restored to 0.
2. Enable sv_cheats ONLY FOR ME so that other players cannot abuse cheats.

Thanks in advance.

Last edited by hellnecrotom; 06-22-2022 at 17:10.
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alasfourom
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Old 06-24-2022 , 15:46   Re: [L4D2] sv_cheats 1/0 RESETS SERVER CVARS
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why don't you install some plugins, you have plenty of plugins that can do the job you want.

https://forums.alliedmods.net/showthread.php?p=2693455

if you want to make a server that can save the cvar settings, just create server.cfg file inside your \Left 4 Dead 2\left4dead2\cfg Folder

then just put the cvars you want make sure it starts with sm_cvar, for example sm_cvar sv_cheats 1

to make sv_cheats 1 only works for u, I dont think its possible without some plugins

Last edited by alasfourom; 06-24-2022 at 18:58.
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HarryPotter
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Old 06-29-2022 , 14:24   Re: [L4D2] sv_cheats 1/0 RESETS SERVER CVARS
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All4Dead2 Improved Version: Enables admins to have control over the AI Director and spawn all weapons, melee, items, special infected, and Uncommon Infected without using sv_cheats 1
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