Start Opensim standalone map updating

Opensim standalone map updating

Step 3: Setting up the SL Client (Viewer)If you already have SL installed on your PC, and have a shortcut icon to launch it on your desktop, then configuring it to connect to your standalone sim is straightforward. Right-click the new shortcut and choose Properties.

While on the OSGrid download page, I recommend that you also download the new Hippo viewer, especially designed for grid use, and with a very nifty new Grid button.

It supports 45,000 prims and allows building up to a height of 10,000 m.

Interoperability with Second Life protocols was once a design goal since 2007.

However, development of Second Life increased as developer interest in Open Simulator declined and interoperability with Second Life is no longer a design goal as of OSCC2015.

This folder can reside anywhere you like on your hard-drive.

The steps required to get the server ready for use are as follows: All the parameters marked * you should make a note of, as you will need them later when setting up your viewer.

First, are you really sure you want to run your own Open Sim server?

It’s similar in complexity to running your own Web server — you will need to make sure that the right ports are open and property routed, and that the computer running Open Sim is up, available, and connected to the Internet whenever it’s needed.

In order to setup a basic standalone sim on your home PC you need just two pieces of software, the Open Sim server software, and a client (viewer) to connect to it.

Step 1: Installing and Setting up the Server The Open Sim server software can be downloaded from the OSGrid website.

You should now be standing in your very own standalone sim!