Questions tagged [minecraft-server]

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Check a minecraft server's difficulty?

Is it possible for me to check what difficulty level is current set to on a vanilla (or almost vanilla) minecraft server? I do have my own server, and I know I can simply check the server.properties ...
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Running the CraftBukkit Server for minecraft?

I recently download Craft Bukkit for running a multiplayer minecraft server, and according to tutorial I created a run.bat file in the note pad with following code to run the server java -Xms1024M -...
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How do I create a Minecraft server? [duplicate]

Someone please tell me how to create a Minecraft server.
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Minecraft constant internet usage

I recently started a minecraft server (locally, my server sits next to my desktop on my local network) and today I noticed that my 200 gb monthly limit is nearing, which is an 800% increase in ...
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Minecraft can't connect to Lan: Operation Timed Out [duplicate]

Me and my friend are trying to connect via a LAN world on Feed the beasts Yogscraft, and I'm pretty sure it has something to do with him being on a mac. I don't really want to start up a bukkit server ...
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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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I can't access the XerainGaming MineCraft server even though it was working yesterday

I usually play on the Xeraingaming server every day and it works, but mysteriously today it didn't work. I tried to do the Sky Does Minecraft server and it didn't connect either. Then I tried other ...
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minecraft yml file help [closed]

When I use the console it says Syntax Error. I then tried to check if I have the group ownership; I'm shown as a normal user and this permissions.yml file changed nothing: no color, no prefix as Owner ...
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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 Biome Editor for Ubuntu?

I need to change some biomes on my Minecraft server, but I'm on Ubuntu and all the biome editors I can find are for Windows. How can I edit the biomes of my world on Linux/Ubuntu?
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Is it possible to hide whether you're online in Minecraft? [closed]

Is there a way to be on a server but the players can't see that you're online?
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Random parts of map on MC server dissapear/reset

I'm furious with what just happened, the (Bukkit) server I'm working on deleted almost half of something I spent hours building. Does anyone have any clue what could have caused this? I logged off and ...
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How can I run a Minecraft Server on multiple CPU cores?

I am working on setting up a Minecraft server on a machine I have at home. This particular machine has two quad-core CPUs running at 2.0Ghz so I would like to take advantage of the number of cores and ...
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Can I omit certain lines from the Feed The Beast console?

Whenever somebody logs into my server, I see all of these lines that I have no use for. I know what they are for, but I don't need them clogging up console space. Is there any way I can remove this?
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Minecraft Server: Everyone spawns in the ground

In the MC server I'm in, every player experiences a spawn issue; players spawn in the ground and start to suffocate. After a second or so you then spawn where you would normally spawn.The length of ...
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My Minecraft server doesn't work if the lid on my laptop is closed

I have a Minecraft server set up on Mac OS X. Whenever the lid on my laptop is closed, the terminal says: Can't keep up! Did the system time change, or is the server overloaded? The entire ...
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A mechanism or CraftBukkit plugin to not allow building or mining in Minecraft?

I'm trying to teach students how to program JavaScript inside Minecraft with ScriptCraft. It's been amazing, except for the fact that even my most focused students get so distracted with playing ...
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Class Stomper in the Walls server [closed]

I got this class on Minecraft The Walls server called Stomper. When I tried to use it, there was nothing in my inventory. Is there a purpose of the Stomper, or is he just the guy you start out with in ...
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How do I make an automatic server backup in Minecraft?

There is no built-in implementation in a Vanilla Minecraft server to force a save every X minutes, then back up the files into a folder. I know how to do log rotations and I can also do a normal ...
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Why isn't spawn-protection protecting the spawn?

I've run into a headache setting up a Minecraft server (using the FTB modpack). Having set up a sweet open air spawn-jail and moved the spawn point into it (using MCedit), I started hitting things as ...
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Modding a Minecraft server from scratch

I've been hosting a couple of private Tekkit servers for some friends to play on. There are currently a couple of issues that are becoming frustrating for them: Bugs in existing versions of mods for ...
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Is there a script to determine Minecraft Server Jar Version?

I'm trying to find a way to determine the Minecraft Server version (ie. 12w40b, 1.4.5, etc) of a given Jar file without needing to start up the entire server process? (I have full control over the ...
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How do I move a Minecraft saved world from my desktop to my server?

I've been working a lot on my world on my computer in single player mode. My dad got me a server and so I want to transfer my world onto my server. How is this possible? I noticed that in %appdata%\...
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How can I use /manload on my server?

I have finally figured out how to make new groups and stuff in groupmanager. I made some standard groups and went on the server to do /manload (reloading the GM config file) But when I did, I got ...
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Server-Friendly Minecraft Elevator?

Is there a server-friendly redstone elevator I can build in Minecraft? The "zipper" version doesn't seem to work, unfortunately.
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Does disabling 'The Nether' improve server performance?

I am setting up a public Minecraft server and have no real use for The Nether. I am wondering whether disabling this area will: Make a large difference to the server backup size Give a noticeable ...
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Can the query.port setting be the same as the Minecraft server port?

There is a property in the Minecraft server.properties file allowing you to specify a query port for the server: query.port. Can this be the same as the server's listening port? If I have my ...
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How can I update my smp server to a snapshot?

I want to update my server to 12w41a, but I don't know how.
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Plugin for max level of 50 in minecraft?

Finally upgraded to 1.3.1. Go the unpleasent surprise of max enchantment level dropping to 30 from 50. I will miss my 50. Anyway to get it back? Plugin?
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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? Is it because the zip codes are different? [duplicate]

So I live in a town with 3 different ZIP codes. I'm not sure if ZIP codes have anything to do with Minecraft LAN servers. My problem is that my friend cannot connect to my LAN server. We live at ...
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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working?

My LAN server won't let my cousin join me or me join my cousin. It won't show up on the multiplayer screen - it keeps saying "scanning for LAN servers" but it never finds it. I am at his house and we ...
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Minecraft Hamachi Server Problem

One day I went on my Hamachi server and it's the wrong map terrain & the spawn point had changed. Minecraft Server.exe keeps saying: [WARNING] Can't keep up! Did the system time change, or is the ...
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Can't host a Minecraft server anymore [duplicate]

I have hosted Minecraft servers from time to time; I know how to do it. Now suddenly people can't seem to join my server. I am talking about a LAN server now because I need to port forward if I want ...
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Problem with minecraft server running on 64-bit Windows 7 computer

I downloaded minecraft_server.jar from here, and made run.bat which content is java -Xmx1024M -Xms1024M -jar minecraft_server.jar nogui. It runs well, I can connect with typing my IP, but my friend (...
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How can I host my own Minecraft server?

I would like to create a minecraft server for me and and my boyfriend to play on. How do I set it up? Do I need any additional software? Do you have some links to walkthroughs or tutorials? I have ...
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Why is my new server not letting me connect?

I followed the Minecraft wiki on how to set up a new server (extract zip, add name to admin file and run). However, when I connect through the local client to the server using 127.0.0.1 as my IP (...
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Play Minecraft Classic Server when Minecraft.net is down?

I run my own Minecraft Classic server and I was wondering if it is possible to play it without logging on to minecraft.net. Minecraft is down all the time (including now) so I was wondering if there ...
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How does McMyAdmin handle whitelists?

How does popular Minecraft server admin tool McMyAdmin handle whitelists? The Preferences tab lists the following options for Whitelist Mode: No whitelisting, Match any group, and Lockdown. And does ...
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How can I play SMP when minecraft.net is down?

Since minecraft.net is down or at least badly reachable, is it possible to play multiplayer offline? I know I can log in as one "Player" with the server setting online-mode=false, but the second ...
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How do we make our multiplayer spawn area less of a disaster zone?

My friends and I have a pretty fun multiplayer Minecraft world going, complete with a strip mine with an automated transit system and an enormous cobblestone pyramid. Everything is totally sweet... ...
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How do I properly setup an auto-starting server on Windows Server?

I have been having a difficult time configuring the Minecraft server to start with Windows. Here's the situation: I have a Windows Server 2008 hosted at GoDaddy which I use for my web development and ...
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How often are SMP maps automatically saved?

I've found these two commands related to 'auto-save' on the Op wiki page: /save-off - turns off auto-save. /save-on - turns on auto-save. but I can't find any documentation on the length of time ...
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Current players in a server

Is there a way to see the current players in a server from the client program?
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Is there a directory for public servers?

How do I find public Minecraft servers? Is there a directory of them?
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I am having problems connecting to the Minecraft server from a 2nd machine in the local network

The kids have got into Minecraft and want to run their own multiplayer game locally, however, we can't get one computer to connect to the other, but the reverse connection works. COMPUTER A is the ...
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How do you host a multi-player survival game in Minecraft?

I've downloaded all the required files in order to host an on-line multi-player Minecraft game on my computer, and successfully made a server. However, it seems that I can only make games in free ...