I run a dedicated server off of my PC for some friends, that I also play on. However, every so often I notice that if nobody has been on the server for a while, nobody can connect until I click on the console and tap any key in the window. Any key works. It usually responds with
[2018.05.14-07.43.53:255]LogHttp:Warning: Http request taking too long! Elapsed 9845.470. Enabling verbose logs 00000156B3E62680 url=https://exiles-stats2.funcom.com/exiles-stats?players=0&=25.45%3A33.10%3A40.24&uptime=223868&memory=7707734016%3A17119911936%3A1351925760%3A3666526208&cpu_time=3.654011%3A29.232086&npcailods=0%3A0%3A0%3A5539&buildingailods=0%3A0%3A0%3A12&placeableailods=0%3A0%3A0%3A178&ipv4=10.0.0.229&sport=7777
[2018.05.14-07.43.53:267]LogNet: UNetDriver::TickDispatch: Very long time between ticks. DeltaTime: 9845.48, Realtime: 9845.49. SteamNetDriver_0
[2018.05.14-07.43.53:293]Network:Display: Network usage last 10204.00 seconds
My take on this is that the server is locking up because of being idle in some fashion? I’m not always around to hit a random key in the window to ‘wake it up’ for them, so is there something I can do to fix this?