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The SoupTCP client must send a Login Request Packet immediately upon establishing a new TCP/IP socket connection to the server.
Client and server must have mutually agreed upon the username and password fields. They provide simple authentication to prevent a client from inadvertently connecting to the wrong server. Both Username and Password are case-insensitive and should be padded on the right with spaces.
The server can terminate an incoming TCP/IP socket if it does not receive a Login Request Packet within a reasonable period of time (typically 30 seconds).
|Packet Type ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 1 char|
|Username ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 6 char|
|Password ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 10 char|
|Requested Session ● #||Required Numeric||Length: 10 char|
Specifies the session the client would like to log into, or all blanks to log into the currently active session.
|Requested Sequence Number ● #||Required Numeric||Length: 20 char|
Specifies the next sequence number the client wants to receive upon connection, or 0 to start receiving the most recently generated message.
|Terminator ● #||Required||Length: 1 char|
Seems this is the only instance of this field in this spec unfortunately.
The field also appears in the following technical messages:
The field also appears in the following functional views:
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