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OnTime

Now every MineCraft server can track the playtime (current login, daily, weekly, monthly, and all time) for all players with this powerful, full function plugin. With OnTime a “top 10” list can be generated in game, current and total playing statistics can be displayed (also in game), and daily/weekly/monthly reports of all players can be generated and viewed (off line).

Administrators can define OnTime Rewards which will result in econ amounts, items (including enchanted items and potions), item kits, group add/delete, group promotion/demotion, permission grant/denial, command executions, loyalty points, personalized messages, and XP to be automatically issued to a player when they have achieved a specified amount of daily, weekly, monthly, or total playtime on the server.

Rewards can also be issued when players refer other players to the server, voted for the server, played for a specified number of different days, been absent from the server for a specified number of days, shops with their accumulated points or wealth, upon player's death, or they achieve status as a top player. A built in Votifier Listener makes issuing of rewards for web-site voting a snap. Vault is used so OnTime Rewards and permissions are supported by multiple economy and permission plugins.

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Plugin Notes

IMPORTANT NOTES on V3.13.x

The "online tracking" function DOES NOT WORK properly in a multi-server configuration. If you are using a single OnTime MySQL database to store data from multiple servers, conflicts will arise between the servers, and errors and some server lag may result. Until I can get this corrected, please disable this function on all multi-server systems.

From OnTime/config.yml:

# Enable if Online player status should be tracked in MYSQL Table
onlineTrackingEnable: false

OnTime v3.13.x is compatible with Bukkit v1.2.5! So Tekkit Classic or other Bukkit v1.2.5 based servers can enjoy the FULL CAPABILITIES of the OnTime and its companion plugins!

OnTime will automatically modify the contents of your config.yml, playerData.yml, and output.yml when you upgrade from any release previous to v3.13.0. OnTime will put a copy of your current versions of these files into the plugins/OnTime/backup folder prior to this update, so you can revert back if you find the need to downgrade back to an earlier version of OnTime.

If you are using OnTime V3.9.0 or later with CraftBukkit 1.6.2-R1..0, the definition and use of enchanted items as rewards will not function correctly. There was a change in the CraftBukkit enchantment functions that make it incompatible with OnTime, and I have not had time yet to address this issue.

Please see the release notes page for additional information about changes that have occurred since your last upgrade.

"ontime.*" Permission Group

In v3.11.0 support for the "ontime.*" wildcard permission has been removed. This was causing problems based on how OnTime sometime uses negated permissions. This has been replaced with better defined 'recommended' wildcard permission sets for 'admin', 'moderator', and 'player' roles.

ontime.track Permission

In v3.10.0 a new permission string ("ontime.track") was added, which allows admins to enable/disable OnTime tracking of individual players. When this is set to "false" OnTime will not process players upon login, nor will it create OnTime records for new players. This permission is "true" by default, and most permission plugins will pick up this default setting, and server owners will see no change from previous versions of OnTime. But some permission plugins (e.g. bPermissions, others?) do not pick up the default and treat this as "false" for all players, which effectively disables the OnTime plugin. In this case of such permission plugins, the "ontime.track" should be added to the base set of permissions for all groups whose users are to be tracked by OnTime.

Online Support

If I am online you may find me here for IRC

bpermissions plugin compatibility

  • Please make sure you are using a version of Vault (v1.2.24) or later in order to maximize the compatibility between OnTime and bpermissions.
  • If you are going to use OnTime rewards, make sure that the "groups:" keyword is set to "- all" instead of "- global" when using bPermissions.
  • Make sure to add the permission string "ontime.track" to your base group, or all groups for which you want tracking enabled.

Integration with AFK Terminator

I have an independent plugin "AFKTerminator" that detects and potentially eliminates AFK Machines. An "AFK Machine" allows a player to avoid "AFK" detection through continual movement. See the [|Other Function] page for more details.

Integration with OnSign

There is a second companion plugin for OnTime, which I have named OnSign. OnSign allows players to create MC signs that will show a player's current online/offline status, time of last login/logout, and their daily/weekly/monthly and total scores for playtime, votes, and referrals. With OnSign you can also create signs showing the "top" players for playtime, votes, and referrals. With OnSign v1.3.0 or later OnSign supports signs that interact with the OnTime Shop rewards, allowing players to pick their own rewards by spending Points or 'coins'.

OnSign and OnTime version compatibility

  • OnTime v3.8.1 or earlier will work with OnSign v1.0.0
  • OnTime v3.8.2 - v3.9.0 will work with OnSign v1.1.0
  • OnTime v3.9.1 - v3.10.3 will work with OnSign v1.2.0
  • OnTime v3.11.0 or later will work with OnSign v1.3.0

Automated Update Check

OnTime performs an automated check to see if there is a new version of the plugin available for download. It will NOT download new versions, but simply notify the server administrator that one exists via console messages. By default, this function is enabled, but can be disabled by setting "updateCheckEnable" in the OnTime/config.yml to 'false'.

Features:

(Items in BOLD are new in the latest 3.13.x release of OnTime)

  • ^Player Statistics
  • Display your own OnTime data: (configurable) plugin default: current login, daily, weekly, monthly, and total time on the server
  • Display anther player's OnTime data: (configurable) plugin default: days since first login, different days on server, current login time, AFK status, AFK time for login, today, week and month; current day, week, and month play time, total OnTime, points accumulated, econ balance, next OnTime reward(s), and voting and referral statistics.
  • Display all online players’ current session and total time
  • Display ‘top #’ players, ranked by play time
  • Display ‘top #’ players, ranked by total time for the day, week, and month
  • Display 'top #' players, ranked by total points
  • Display 'top #' players who have voted for your server for today, week, month or total
  • Display the 'top # sites' to see where the votes are originating
  • Display the 'top #' players who have referred other players for today, week, month or total
  • Display the 'top #' players who are logging AFK time on your server for today, current week, and current month
  • Display list of players referred by a specified player.

Rewards

  • Define rewards issued to players for their time played on the server:
  • Cash! (Economy)
  • MineCraft Items
  • Enchanted Items
  • Potions
  • Item sub-types (e.g. Chiseled Stone)
  • MineCraft Item Kits
  • Permission Group Add/Remove
  • Permission Group Promotion/Demotion
  • Give Permissions
  • Take Away Permissions
  • Execute (almost) any command
  • XP (experience points)
  • 'Loyalty' Points
  • Send a message


  • Issue Rewards based on daily, weekly, monthly, or total playtime
  • Define Econ, Item, Command, and XP rewards as recurring or perpetual
  • Define rewards for referring new players to the server
  • Define reward to be issued when a player identifies who referred them.
  • Define rewards to be issued when players vote online for your server (via Votifier)
  • Define rewards to be issued when a player has been absent from the server for a specified number of days
  • Define rewards to be issued when a player dies
  • Define rewards that players can purchase using Points or 'coins'
  • Definition of Individual (or indi) Rewards, which can be issued to a specific player at a specified future time.
  • Issue some rewards to only members of certain permission groups. e.g. donors
  • Issue rewards to the 'top' playtime, points, voting, or referring players daily, weekly, monthly, and/or overall total
  • Give ‘temporary’ rewards such as rank/group memberships or permissions
  • Enable/disable display of 'reward issued' messages to all players
  • Enable/disable display of ‘reward issued’ messages on a per-reward basis
  • Customize displayed ‘reward issued’ message on a per-reward basis
  • Broadcast a message to all Online players when someone else receives a reward. (Good way to advertise rewards issued for voting and referring players.)
  • Display of the next rewards to be issued to all online players
  • Ability to suspend issue of rewards while a player is AFK.
  • Define rewards that are only issued when player is in a specified world
  • Make purchase of a 'shop' reward for a specified player via admin command
  • Make a purchase of a 'shop' reward by a player for themselves

Messages

  • Pre-define messages that can be issued to players at login, or based on time
  • Define messages adhoc (on the fly) that can be issued to players at login, or based on time
  • Assign customized messages to be displayed when rewards are issued
  • Send a message to a player based on play time (daily, weekly, monthly, or total play time)
  • Define 'welcome' messages to the player, and server announcements on player's login showing OnTime data
  • Enable/Disable server broadcast announcements per player via permissions node
  • Manage messages set via edit of .yml file or in-game/console add/remove/list commands.

Manipulate a Player's Data

  • Manually add a player to the OnTime database
  • Set a player's total OnTime
  • Set a player's number of different days on server
  • Set a player's first login to the server date
  • Set a player's total points
  • Add or subtract time to/from a player's total OnTime
  • Add or subtract points to/from a player's total points
  • Remove a player from the OnTime data files
  • Configure plugin to exclude players time 'AFK' from total and daily/weekly/monthly calculations
  • Import player names and their total OnTime (play time) data from YML files, OnTime Reports, or LogBlock plugin.

Generate Reports

  • HTML, TXT, and MYSQL Report format options
  • Generate a report file of all players total time and time stamp of last login event
  • Generate a report file of all players time on your server today, for the week, or for the month
  • Generate a report of player's AFK time daily, weekly, and monthly
  • Configure the 'first day of the week' for weekly reports
  • Configure the 'first day of the month' for monthly reports.
  • Auto generation of total, daily, weekly, and monthly reports
  • Auto purge/delete of old report files/tables you no longer want
  • Generation of an 'OnLine Report' which stores an admin defined set of data for all online players to a MYSQL table

Manage The OnTime Plugin

  • Automated detection of the availability of a new version of OnTime
  • Select method for storing the OnTime player data: .yml files (default), or MySQL database
  • Auto-purge inactive or players with low total OnTime from the data files
  • Execute admin defined commands when players are purged from the OnTime data files.
  • Scheduled saves of OnTime data to disk
  • Auto update of all online players data, file save, and data purge on server shutdown/reset
  • 'test’ commands to simulate login/logout events; creating fake OnTime records; test daily reports; test votifier rewards
  • Logging of OnTime auto purge activity, player login and quit events, and reward system events
  • Manual and Automated Generation of Backup versions of OnTime '.dat' files.
  • Import playername and total OnTime data from a .yml file.
  • Importplayername, total OnTime and last login data from the 'logblock plugin' MySQL database.
  • Configure OnTime Report file names and location
  • Administrator defined "help" information that players can easily access.
  • Suspend/Resume all OnTime activity while administering rewards or other OnTime data manipulation
  • Enable/Disable/Configure OnTime LogFile and Console data in game or from the console

Other Plugin Integration

  • Use of Vault for support of multiple economy and permission plugins [REQUIRED]
  • Integration with Vault Permissions for group changes and permissions add
  • Import playername, total OnTime and last login data from the 'logblock plugin' MySQL database.
  • Issue rewards when players vote for you server on website which also support Votifier.
  • Integration with "AfkTerminator" for discounting time spent AFK while using an AFK Machine
  • Integration with OnSign, to display player information, top players, build Reward shop, all on user defined signs.
  • API: OnTime offers an APIto allow other plugin integration with access to OnTime's collected data for player's time on the server, votes, and referrals.
  • Execute other plugin console commands when players are auto-purged by OnTime


Please see the pages for permissions, configuration, commands, etc.


Installation

  1. Place ontime.jar in your plugin folder
  2. Download vault.jar and place that also in your plugin folder
  3. (Option) Download a Vault supported permissions plugin and place that in your plugin folder
  4. (Option) Download and install the AFKTerminator plugin
  5. (Option) Download and install the OnSign plugin
  6. (Option) Download and install the votifier plugin
  7. Modify permissions groups to enable OnTime functions. (click here for permission nodes)
  8. Reset your server

    If the optional Permissions plugin is installed:
  9. Edit /plugin/ontime/rewards.yml, listing the permissions groups from lowest to highest under the 'groups:' keyword

    If the optional commands rewards are to be used:
  10. Edit /plugin/ontime/rewards.yml, defining the commands that can be 'rewarded' under the 'commands:' keyword

    If the optional 'kit' rewards are to be used:
  11. Edit /plugin/ontime/rewards.yml, defining the kits that can be 'rewarded' under the 'kits:' keyword

    If the optional MySQL database is to be used to maintain the player data:
  12. Edit the /plugin/ontime/config.yml, enabling the use of mysql and setting up the definition of the MySQL database.

    If the you want to change the output the plugin sends a player:
  13. Edit /plugin/ontime/output.yml, following the instructions found in that file.

    If the optional OnTime Messages is to be used to displayed timed messages to players:
  14. Edit the /plugin/ontime/messages.yml, to add any pre-defined messages you need. (editing this file is not required to use this feature.)

  15. If the config.yml, output.yml and/or rewards.yml have been modified, then you must reload this data with the command "/ontime reload all"

Future Enhancements Under Consideration

  • See BukkitDev Tickets tab for OnTime

Feature Requests:

If you want to request a feature to be added to this plugin, or you think any of the above should be given a higher priority, please submit a ticket or vote for existing ones.

Please Leave Comments

I'd love to hear what you think (good and bad) about this plugin. It will help me know if it's worth keeping up on the maintenance. Thanks. Edge

Change Log

For a more detailed change log, see here.

V3.13.3

Compiled/Tested with Bukkit 1.7.2-R0.3; Java7; Vault 1.2.31;Votifier 1.9
Fixes
  • Fixed another NPE issue of 'null' UUIDs (Ticket #470)

V3.13.2

Compiled/Tested with Bukkit 1.7.2-R0.3; Java7; Vault 1.2.31;Votifier 1.9
Fixes
  • Fixed issue of rapid promotions for votifier-based rewards. (Ticket #458)
  • Fixed NPE issue of 'null' UUIDs (Ticket #465)
  • Fixed problem with 'days on' rewards not schdeduled properly (Ticket #437)

V3.13.1

Compiled/Tested with Bukkit 1.7.2-R0.3; Java7; Vault 1.2.31;Votifier 1.9
Fixes
  • Fixed MySQL 'Insert' error prevention storage of new player data. (Ticket #460)
  • Fixed NPE issue on player change world event while server is starting up (No Ticket)

V3.13.0

Compiled/Tested with Bukkit 1.7.2-R0.3; Java7; Vault 1.2.31;Votifier 1.9
Fixes
  • Fixed NPE error in "/ontime rewards recur" command when RewardTags are used. (Ticket #444)
  • Fixed array index error in AFK reporting (Ticket #451)
  • Fixed issue where referral source was not properly stored in the MySQL database. (Ticket #455)
  • Improved OnTime performance in many areas: (Ticket #445)
  • Auto save function
  • Votifier stats and reward processing
  • Player quit events
  • Report generation
Functional Enhancements
  • Added player executable command to purchase from reward shops (Ticket #420)
  • Added ability to disable votifier statistics collection, in support of multiple server environments (Ticket #446)
  • Added option where players will only be eligible for per-world rewards if they are on the world for a specific reward, at the time the reward is issued. Normally rewards are held until the player moves to the right world, but in this case the reward will be discarded if they are "off world". (No Ticket)
  • UUID Support (Phase I)
  • UUID information on players will now be collected and stored (both YML and MySQL methods). In this release the UUID information will NOT be used to verify a player's OnTime record, so if a player were to change their game ID, a new OnTime record will be created. (Ticket #442)
  • UUID can now be added to the output for the "/ontime <playerName>" command. (Ticket #442)
  • Improved handling of corruptions found in the "output.yml" file to help admins diagnose and fix YML syntax errors (Ticket #449)
  • Improved confirmation of reward edit when "/ontime rw refer" and "/ontime rw votifier" are used (No ticket)
New Permissions
  • ontime.rewards.purchase -

When 'true' players will be able purchase 'shop rewards' with the command "/ontime rewards purchase <rewardTag>". Default is 'true', (Ticket #420)

New Configuration Parameters
  • NONE
New Commands
  • ontime rewards purchase <RewardID/RewardTag>
New Output Variables
  • [uuid] - A player's Universal User ID
New Configurable Output
  • NONE

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  • Avatar of Edge209 Edge209 Jul 22, 2014 at 00:57 UTC - 0 likes

    @Silveridian: Go

    That is a very good question, since that should not be happening. I suggest you open up a fault ticket and provide all of the requested information. It would be also very helpful if you captured detailed console output during an OnTime reload. Turn this on with the following command:

    /ontime console enable 1

    Then post a link to the console output from the start up along with the other ticket information requested, and I will figure out what is going wrong.

    My plugins:

    OnTime - Playing time tracking, auto-reward system
    OnSign - Displays player online and playtime status on signs
    afkTermnator - Find/ punish players using machines to avoid AFK detection

    BFAK:90639269,cc8ede1c827ab863e33f253fde1eb070fa3a817f9e515f4fd7d7ba357cfc88da

  • Avatar of Edge209 Edge209 Jul 22, 2014 at 00:55 UTC - 0 likes

    @wrecktify80: Go

    That is a known problem and will be fixed the next release. Other than seeing some "noise" on your console logs, this error has no adverse effects to the operation of your server nor OnTime.

  • Avatar of Edge209 Edge209 Jul 22, 2014 at 00:54 UTC - 0 likes

    @Jailbreakgamerz: Go

    Hi, Sorry for not responding sooner. You can open a ticket for the exact idea you have, although I don't think I will get to this very quickly as there are many likewise good ideas already in the queue.

    There is a way thought that you can do this currently with a little bit of creativity. If you use the OnTime "loyalty points" reward, you can grant a player say "100 points" for five hours of play. And then you set up some "point shops", one for 10 diamonds, and one for an armor kit, each with a "cost" of 100 points, and wallah, the player can "pick" what reward they want.

    You will find more information about the OnTime Loyalty Points system here:

    http://dev.bukkit.org/bukkit-plugins/ontime/pages/loyalty-points/

    And setting up sign based"shops" with my companion plugin "OnSign"

    here: http://dev.bukkit.org/bukkit-plugins/ontime/pages/tutorials/6-reward-shops/

    and here: http://dev.bukkit.org/bukkit-plugins/onsign/

  • Avatar of Silveridian Silveridian Jul 21, 2014 at 21:03 UTC - 0 likes

    Why is it that every time I reload OnTime everyone's data resets?

    Bringing old plugins back to life. PM me on DBO if you know a plugin that needs some life.

  • Avatar of wrecktify80 wrecktify80 Jul 18, 2014 at 04:08 UTC - 0 likes

    Error Im getting randomly on console with 1.7.9-R0.2 beta and ontime 3.13.3

    http://pastebin.com/7t9ivzL1

  • Avatar of Jailbreakgamerz Jailbreakgamerz Jul 09, 2014 at 09:10 UTC - 0 likes

    This plugin is great could you add a feature so that hen a player gets enough ontime they get an option for a reward for example 5 hours = either 10 diamonds or kit armour that would be great!

    Also could you link a tutorial on how to setup

    Last edited Jul 09, 2014 by Jailbreakgamerz
  • Avatar of Chinimala Chinimala Jul 08, 2014 at 08:52 UTC - 0 likes

    My server is on craftbukkit 1.7.9-R0.2, I use OnTime 3.13.3, Votifier 1.9. But maybe I totally don't understand what it CAN do. I want players to be rewarded when they vote for my server on the 2 top server sites where it is registered, but the plugin couldn't possibly know their names, you don't use your minecraft when you vote, you don't even have to register on the site...

    Edit : ok, I understand. The top sites must support Votifier, which is not the case in those little french top sites.

    Last edited Jul 08, 2014 by Chinimala
  • Avatar of Edge209 Edge209 Jul 07, 2014 at 19:52 UTC - 0 likes

    @Chinimala: Go

    Hi. Votifier works using player's names, but this may have changed with introduction of UUIDs as of MC 1.7.9.

    What version of MC are you using? What version of Votifier are you using? What version of OnTime?

    I'm guessing that the issue resides with Votifier, but I can do a quick test for you with the same combination of plugin versions and let you know if I see any similar problems.

  • Avatar of Chinimala Chinimala Jul 07, 2014 at 13:11 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi, I use OnTime since a few months already, and I would like to reward players who vote. I wrote "/ontime rewards add point 1 tag=vote1" then "/ontime rewards votifier vote1 count=2 perpetual". But even if I read tutorials, plugin pages and all, I don't understand how it works, and I don't success. I installed votifier in my plugins folder, but it logged an error with the port, so I put the port of my server, it logged an error with the adress, I put the adress ("host") of the server, now it just says "Votifier enabled", but if I vote I don't see any change, either in the logs, in "OnTimeLog" or "OnTime_Error". How does it recognize the votes, is it by the player's IP ? What did I forget to do ? Should I post this on Votifier's page ?

    Sorry about my bad english. Thank you for your great plugin otherwise

  • Avatar of cookieman768 cookieman768 Jul 06, 2014 at 02:32 UTC - 0 likes

    Would it be possible for this to work with a server network? I have three servers and it would be nice to track overall online time combined along with server specific info.

    BFAK:7817,2ecca286745fb6ec221687f53f69ee2723fb933ca75c7a97c2c841f114ef6ae5

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