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I'd like to have a Minecraft server where a user can only spawn once and when they die they get booted from the server. I know I can use white-list.txt to only allow a specific user on at a time, but I'm unsure how to detect that a user has died and drop their connection. How would you go about doing this?

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Are you seriously looking to create a Hardcore Server for Minecraft!? – LessPop_MoreFizz Aug 28 '11 at 0:48
@LessPop - There are already plenty of Hardcore MC servers out there, just Google it. – Alexis King Aug 28 '11 at 1:13
@Less: He might be playing a variation of the Hunger Games. – Lucas McCoy Aug 28 '11 at 7:30
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With this plugin for bukkit -> Exile v2.0 - Banish from the server or world on death!

You can set a timer on how long they can be banned before they can come back to the server or set it to eternity.

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Will this answer be accepted someday ? :D – Warface Aug 30 '11 at 0:04
I haven't had a chance to test this, but I'll accept it since it's the only answer after a couple days, and it's highly rated. Thanks for your help! – Dean Putney Aug 30 '11 at 2:02

You can do this in a vanilla server now by setting this line in


This will auto-ban anyone who dies on the server.

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