Release Notes

Below is a list of recent changes to keep you up-to-date on what’s changed with Gametron. For more information about updates, have a look at Updating.

 

v3.11.0-beta

December 1, 2021

What’s New

  • Added support for Java 17. Java 17 is required by Minecraft 1.18 and newer versions.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the current Java version of a Minecraft server was not always correctly preselected on the Edit Server page in the Java Version dropdown.

 

v3.10.1-beta

October 10, 2021

What’s New

  • Various maintenance updates.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the icon for Garry’s Mod servers was not visible in the server list for users.

 

v3.10.0-beta

July 31, 2021

What’s New

  • Added support for hosting software (in addition to game servers). The first supported software is Discord bots and more will follow in future updates.
  • Updated translations for Finnish, Romanian and Turkish.
  • Miscellaneous maintenance updates.

 

v3.9.0-beta

June 20, 2021

What’s New

  • Users can now choose a Java version to use with their Minecraft servers individually for each server. Available Java versions include 8, 11 and 16.

 

v3.8.0-beta

May 22, 2021

What’s New

  • Users can now reinstall their server to restore it to its original state.
  • Gametron is now available in Turkish.
  • The default config files of CS:GO have been improved. Some unnecessary variables have been removed.
  • Updated translations for Finnish, French and Romanian.

 

v3.7.0-beta

May 2, 2021

What’s New

  • Admins can now transfer a server to a different user.
  • Gametron is now available in French.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the installation of default mod packs for Minecraft could fail in some cases.
  • Fixed an issue where the installation of plugins for Minecraft could fail in some cases.
  • Fixed an issue where the error messages shown in the upper right corner sometimes showed an incorrect reason for the error.

 

v3.6.0-beta

April 11, 2021

What’s New

  • Added experimental support for Counter-Strike: Source.
  • Added experimental support for Garry’s Mod.
  • Updates Romanian translations.

 

v3.5.0-beta

March 28, 2021

What’s New

  • Added an option to force delete a server from the master if it cannot be deleted from a slave (e.g. if the slave is offline or no longer exists).
  • All master logs are now combined into a single log stream and are available with a single command (docker container logs gametron-master).
  • Added new translations and improved existing ones for Finnish and Romanian.
  • Improved log messages to contain more information about the error that has occurred.

 

v3.4.0-beta

March 12, 2021

What’s New

  • Added experimental support for Counter-Strike.
  • Admins can now set a custom page title in settings.
  • Admins can now set a custom logo in settings.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the name field on API key creation form was always shown in English even if a translation was available.

 

v3.3.0-beta

February 28, 2021

What’s New

  • Added experimental support for Team Fortress 2.
  • Admin server list now shows what game a server is running (i.e. the table now contains a “Game” column).
  • Gametron is now available in Romanian.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a wrong translation was sometimes shown on slave management page for indicating a shared/dedicated IP.

 

v3.2.0-beta

February 14, 2021

What’s New

  • Admins can now change the role of existing users.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a license validation error would show up multiple times in a row even after entering a valid license.

 

v3.1.0-beta

January 31, 2021

What’s New

  • Localization (translation) support. Gametron is now available in two languages (English and Finnish), and more languages will soon follow.
  • Notification messages (in the upper-right corner) now only consist of a single message without a title. Titles in notifications were most of the time identical to notification descriptions and were therefore redundant.
  • Miscellaneous maintenance updates.

 

v3.0.3-beta

December 30, 2020

What’s New

  • Added compatibility for the latest WHMCS module version.

 

v3.0.2-beta

December 29, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where server creation would sometimes fail.

 

v3.0.1-beta

December 21, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the server console would not show any output.

 

v3.0.0-beta

December 21, 2020

What’s New

  • Added experimental support for Steam game servers. Initially, only CS:GO is supported and more games will be added frequently.
  • Files from your server can now be synchronized to an external FastDL download server using FastDL sync.
  • All files in the home directory of a server are now kept intact (i.e. not deleted) removed when installing a mod pack. If some conflicting files (e.g. worlds, plugins or configs) should be removed, you can delete them manually before installing a new mod pack.
  • Adjusted the color of the delete button in form fields (trash can icon) to a darker red.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where startup arguments where not used when creating the first server on a new slave.

 

v2.17.3-beta

September 21, 2020

What’s New

  • Improved error messages. If an operation (e.g. starting a server) fails for an unknown reason, a generic error title and description will always be shown on the error notification. In previous versions, either of these could have been blank.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where form validation messages, when visible, overlapped form fields on the installation page.

 

v2.17.2-beta

September 12, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where users could not sometimes update a server if startup arguments was left empty, although the field is optional.

 

v2.17.1-beta

September 8, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where admins could not update a server if some fields were left empty, even if the fields were optional.
  • Fixed an issue where a wrong IP address was sometimes displayed in the dropdown of server editing form for admins.

 

v2.17.0-beta

September 5, 2020

What’s New

  • Custom startup arguments can now be set for servers on the Edit Server page.

 

v2.16.3-beta

August 22, 2020

What’s New

  • Improved input validation of forms for creating and editing servers. Validation errors are now shown below the form field that contains errors.
  • Slave API key now supports special characters.

Bug Fixes

  • A server can no longer be created with a port number that is already in use on the same slave.

 

v2.16.2-beta

August 15, 2020

What’s New

  • The performance of the slave has been improved.

 

v2.16.1-beta

August 13, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the slave failed to start in some occasions.

 

v2.16.0-beta

August 13, 2020

What’s New

  • Admins can now delete all terminated servers at once.
  • The performance of the slave has been improved.
  • Errors related to creating additional ports for servers are now logged.