Questions tagged [minecraft-server]

For server-specific questions about Mojang's popular Minecraft game.

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Mobs becoming invisible in Minecraft?

So I've recently started up a CraftBukkit server in Minecraft and an issue that has recently occurred is that mobs, both friendly and hostile, are invisible. I know for a fact that they are spawning ...
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How do I raise the mob capacity of my enderman farm?

How do I raise the mob capacity of my enderman farm? I am several hundred blocks from the end island. However, I have only observed 24 entities at maximum. Near the end island, the mob cap is normal,...
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Craftbook - Sort Potions

I think it's possibly something like a duplicate of my other question Craftbook Collect: Sort enchanted Books/Items But I have a similar question about how to sort potions or if it is possible. The ...
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MCPE Game not full but says it is

My grandson downloaded a world called Cobblestone Clicker, and my granddaughter and I both want to play. We have a (possibly unusual?) problem: I can join the world on my Kindle Fire gen 7; he can ...
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Users can connect to Minecraft server but time out during terrain download

I am trying to run a private Minecraft server for a bunch of friends and am using the dedicated server .jar file and running it through a .bat file with the following arguments: java -Xmx3072M -...
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minecraft java 1.13.2 - cannot interact with blocks | chunks doesnt load | chat is ok however | spawn protect is 0

13.2 server. I recently got disconnected while entering a boat and since then this happens. I always log in back in mid air to the same spot where I placed and tried to enter the boat. The boat is not ...
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Minecraft server running, port open in nmap, but connection refused from outside the LAN

I have a Minecraft Server running on a computer of my LAN. It's the actual minecraft_server.jar, not a shared single player world, and I can connect to it from other devices on the LAN. I opened its ...
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Items disappear while changing worlds

I am playing on a server that runs 3 worlds: Main / Survival /Village. I played on this server 1 week using my old pc on version 1.8.8. I had same items in my inventory no matter which world I joined....
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Vanilla 1.5.1 server RandomAccessFile.write errors

I am running a 100% vanilla 1.5.1 server. I get - as soon as someone joins - tons of these here: java.io.IOException: Input/output error at java.io.RandomAccessFile.write(Native Method) at ...
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Resuming Minecraft Server Console

I'm running a Paper 1.14.3 server on a VPS running Ubuntu 18.04. When I run restart on the Paper server or lose my SSH connection to the VPS, I no longer see Paper's console, so I'm unable to ...
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Blocks keep reappearing in a certain area only

We had already recreated a world for the third time since we couldn't find any sea. And finally we found a place to make our home. But the blocks on about 15 x 15 area and about 30 blocks away from ...
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Need help getting RCON working on my Minecraft Server

My Minecraft server's Rcon feature isnt working. I want to connect to it through my phone but it doesn't connect. The port 25575 is forwarded, so thats not the issue. I suspect that Rcon running on 0....
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Is it possible to up a Minecraft server's tickrate from 20?

I'm currently running a Minecraft server and I'm curious if it's possible to configure the tickrate to be higher. Is the client-to-server tickrate locked at 20? Would I need to modify how the client ...
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Minecraft Server connection timeout issues from outside

I've set up a minecraft server (Vanilla 1.13.2). The server runs fine for local play within my LAN for a long time now but a particular outside connection just won't work. Please feel free to migrate ...
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Server prefix problem

Does anyone know how to allow the prefix on a server to be more than 16 numbers/letters long? I would like to make the prefix for my server admins longer than 16 letters. Example here is the prefix I ...
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Minecraft Server - Same Network -> Brother can't connect

We've been able to get this to work before but now that we've come back after a few months, my brother is no longer able to connect to my minecraft server. I am not doing a LAN server because my ...
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Minecraft - Multiple PlotMe Worlds On One Server

I'm wondering if it would be possible to have two (or more) plotme worlds on one server? So far my permissions allow users to do /p auto in any world. This teleports them to the one and only plotme ...
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My friend loses all his items upon disconnect

I'm hosting a minecraft server and it's just me and my friend playing. Every time he disconnects and comes back, all of his inventory is gone. However, the things in the chest remain there. Anyone ...
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How to use world templates in Minecraft bedrock servers

I have spent a lot of time looking for a guide on how to use a world template in a dedicated server bedrock but there are non.
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Player getting kicked from Minecraft server the moment player gets their inventory?

Let me try and explain what is happening as best I can. Bear with me here.... A couple of my friends decided it's time to get a dedicated minecraft server online using one of the free hosting ...
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Minecraft Server Failed to connect

Im trying to set up a minecraft server on a centos 7 vm so that my friends and I can play. I've been following a guide on how to set it up and was able to make it all the way through until the actual ...
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Is there a way to give an enchanted book with a random enchatment level?

So the backstory about this is that we are trying to give a reward out with of an enchanted book with a random level. Aka Protection I-V randomly. I know the command /give @p enchanted_book 1 0 {...
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Minecraft cursor freezes when I hover over bottom right of chest

Sometimes when I'm on my friend's server, when my I put my cursor to the bottom right 4 cells of a chest, my cursor kind of freezes until I move out of those cells. I can't move the items in those ...
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Minecraft Server Wasn't Auto-Saving, Save Data Gone. Any Hope to Get it Back?

Recently, I closed my Minecraft server the same way I always have--clicking the red x to close the window. For whatever reason, it's stopped saving over the last ten days. When I reopened the server, ...
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Laptop can connect to an external Minecraft 1.12.2 server on same internet, but desktop can't

I am attempting to connect to a new server in Minecraft known as Geographica. It is a bukkit 1.12.2 server. I tried connecting to this on my desktop last night, but I couldn't so in order to ...
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Minecraft Server Desyncing for no apparent reason?

I recently started up my very own vanilla minecraft server, and got it working to the point where one of my friends could join. We played for a little while, until the server timed out. I alt-tabbed ...
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bogus minecraft authentication servers down for maintenance error

I can't connect to a local server, with the error "Authentication servers are down for maintenance." There are lots of these posts where the answer is, "hurr, durr the authentication servers are down ...
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Minecraft server local difficulty doesn’t change

I’ve been on a server for a while and there have been questions from everyone (including the owner) about why the farms we make are really slow at generating mobs. I just had a look out of interest ...
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How to play on the same Minecraft bedrock account across devices?

What I mean by that is, for example, I have a world that I've put onto a server on Windows 10 Bedrock. I've been able to connect to it on my phone while logged into the same Xbox Live account, but it ...
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Minecraft Server - Performance implications of different Garbage Collectors?

Since my specific question at What Startparameters to choose for a modded Minecraft server? got mostly misunderstood, let's boil it down to one question. What performance implications do the ...
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Can't Connect to LAN from Mac to Windows

If I start a LAN from my Mac, my son can connect to it but if he creates a LAN on his Windows machine I can't connect and the "Scanning for games.." message just stays there. Any ideas what we should ...
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Minecraft server fails to open

Whenever I try to launch a Minecraft server, either by double-clicking the JAR or by executing it via PowerShell / Command Prompt, I keep getting the same error: [12:00:25] [main/ERROR]: Errors with ...
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Send me an alert or email when the server shuts down

Is there a way I can get my minecraft server to alert me if it shuts down? Either via an Email or SMS? I'd even be willing to accept an automated phone call. I run my server using a .sh script
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What causes the Badly Compressed Packet server error and how to avoid it?

After playing on a server for a long time, I was disconnected with this error message: I have never seen this error before. I tried to connect to the server again and it gave me the standard Invalid ...
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Teleport players back to the center of the region when they leave

Trying to set up my minecraft server so I can have minigames and a survival mode and I'm having trouble setting up so when players jump from the spawn (Which is high in the air) they get teleported ...
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Locating server for too long

So, I have met a fellow player on Survival Games, we have had so much fun together. I told the person I would be on, but the server won't locate. How can this be if I was playing on the same server ...
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Using custom commands in Multicraft

I'm trying out using Multicraft to manage some aspects of my public server. There's a command option that is supposed to allow commands to be run by the web app when players type the commands into ...
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No “main manifest attribute” in craftbukkit.jar

I am trying to make a Bukkit server with 1.6.4 (its the newest recommended since the whole dispute with Mojang). I followed the directions, and my run.bat says: java -Xmx1024M -jar craftbukkit.jar -o ...
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Minecraft 13w47e Server Disregards Files

Recently, I updated my Minecraft server to snapshot 13w47e. It started up without any trouble; however, upon logging in, I find myself in a new world without any of my previous items. Upon further ...
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Why has my server stopped working since I've updated it to 1.7.2?

My server's been having a lot of problems in 1.6.4. When I finally figured out what the problem was, I fixed my server. That was a day before 1.7.2 came out. When 1.7.2 came out, I updated my ...
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Join Game over VPN

I have multiple iOS devices in one city and one iOS device in another city. I'd like to play Minecraft Pocket Edition with the other device but I can't seem to get it to work. Here are some more ...
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Minecraft Vanilla Warp Tools For Servers

I'm making a server that has Warp Tools. Warp Tools are written books with a content inside saying "Throw book to warp to ..." These books can be bought from my server shop. At first I made it so ...
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How to Make Custom Colored Scoreboards

I am on the mchost.co server and I want to know how to make colored scoreboards on it for my Minehut server. How can I do this?
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Moving player before actually loading the map? (not being admin of the server)

By accident, I destroyed several full double-chests at once on a multiplayer Minecraft server. The server immediately crashed due to (probably) the large amount of items. It restarts automatically, ...
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Why does Minecraft say Internal Exception: io.nettty.handler?

I try to go on a multiplayer server and it says Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.codec.DecoderException: java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException: readerIndex (9) + length (1) exceeds writerIndex (9):...
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Can't log into new Bukkit Server install

I am setting up a new MineCraft server and would like to use Bukkit but when I try to connect with the client I get "IP Address lost connection" within the server window and within the client I get "...
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Spigot minecraft server spawning strange!

I've looked at previous threads and information and not found an answer so here I am! First of all, if you need access to any data from my server let me know, I'm more than happy to supply it. The ...
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Can't play multiplayer

I'm doing a club for school but we're running into a few problems. When any of us try to log in we get an error saying that we have an Invalid Username or Password and if our account was created past ...
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Tab list problems!

I got a problems with my tag list when I'm in game. My Tab list only show white names. I do have the prefix & suffix as you can see in the chat on the picture. Below this image is the config of ...
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Minecraft: How do I allow usage in a shop in spawn protection?

A friend and I are starting up a server and we decided to make a shop. As you would want, we wanted this shop to be protected so we put it into the spawn protection area with item frames showing the ...