Playing Minecraft is fun, but what about when you want to customize the rules of the game and have your friends join in on the fun? Below we show you how you can create your very own Minecraft server. You computer hardware must be able to support the multiplayer gaming environment. Once your computer is ready to go you can begin setting up your gaming server. To see if your machine is running the latest version of Java navigate to the download page. Head over to the download page , and download the. For Windows all you have to do is double click on the downloaded file and all of the necessary files will be created, and the server will open. Look for a. Download the latest version of the server from the same page as above, found here. You probably already have Java installed on your machine, but if not, then you need to download Java and ensure you have the latest version running.
2. Install and Setup the Server
This can be anywhere in the file structure, but it is usually best to put it in the home directory. It is recommended that you check MineCraft's download page for the latest version. If you would like to use a port other than the default , you will need to run the server once to create server. This will not close it down. To open the Screen session, you can type screen -r. If you have more than one Screen session running then you would need to know the instance number, which typing screen -list will provide for you.
1. Make Sure You Have the Right Hardware
Minecraft is successful sandbox video game. It needs to be hosted on a server if you wish to play in multiplayer. You can rent a pre-build minecraft server or you can set it up yourself on a VPS or on a dedicated server. This will reduce the cost and give you full control over your game instance. OVHcloud offers servers where you are responsible for its configuration. OVHcloud does not have access to your server and we will not administer or offer software assistance. It is your responsibility to manage and secure your services. This document is offered as a guideline. We invite you to contact a specialized provider if you need help in managing your server.
The ability to build and improve your gaming experience depends on the backend infrastructure of your server. Dedicated servers have advanced performance potential making them an efficient platform for gaming workloads. In this tutorial, you will learn why and how to set up a dedicated Minecraft server.