We do not provide Linux dedicated hosting software. We only provide it for Windows.
You can however try to run it with Wine (Windows Emulator) on Linux. But I'm not sure if that works well on 64bit Linux. It works very well on 32bit Linux though.
I've built websockets into the insim relay - it's the ideal program to do this for and actually quite easy. I only had to detect websocket requests on the usual port and from there on wrap existing packets in websocket frames and vice versa. And done!
But yea, don't you always need some separate service to provide websocket functionality? Nginx or Apache, etc would only serve as proxy, no? I never even understood how that would work, technically ... in my eyes it's easier to just create my own connection handler :P
You are right - we should have used it, but tbh i've just completely forgotten about it.
ah hm yes, indeed if you go online it'll be 'fixed'. The stats that were generated during the downtime (going offline is a stat as well) have been lost unfortunately.
But i'll have look at fixing it on my end.
Our switch died which led to instable connectivity all day (it wasn't optimal for a few weeks now actually). Tonight after a reset it didn't work at all anymore.
I've installed a temporary switch now, and everything should be back to normal. There will be some planned downtime further down the road to replace the loaner with a permanent one.