GetServerVarAsString

warning

This function, as of 0.3.7 R2, is deprecated. Please see GetConsoleVarAsString

Description

Get the string value of a server variable.

NameDescription
const varname[]The name of the string variable to get the value of.
buffer[]An array into which to store the value, passed by reference.
lenThe length of the string that should be stored.

Returns

The length of the returned string. 0 if the specified server variable is not a string or doesn't exist.

Examples

public OnGameModeInit()
{
new hostname[64];
GetServerVarAsString("hostname", hostname, sizeof(hostname));
printf("Hostname: %s", hostname);
}

Notes

tip

When filterscripts or plugins is specified as the varname, this function only returns the name of the first specified filterscript or plugin. This is a bug.

tip

Type 'varlist' in the server console to display a list of available server variables and their types.

warning

Using this function on anything other than a string (int, bool or float) or a nonexistent server variable, will crash your server! This is a bug.

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