How to Create Minecraft Servers

Admit it, since you got acquainted with Minecraft you too could not do without this game to the point that now you want to create a private server to be able to play with your friends. Create Minecraft servers it is undoubtedly an excellent idea for fans of this game, especially because in this way you have the opportunity to have even more fun.

How do you say? the idea is good but you fear that creating Minecraft servers is too complicated? No, do not worry, even if apparently it may seem the opposite, creating Minecraft servers is actually a very simple operation to carry out and following my instructions I am sure you will be able to complete "the company" without problems.

So if it is your intention to find out what needs to be done in order to create Minecraft servers I suggest you take a few minutes of free time and concentrate on reading the following lines. I'm sure you'll eventually be ready to agree with me that it was actually very simple. Ready? Let's start!

Create Minecraft Servers on Windows

If it is your intention to create Minecraft servers and you use a Windows computer, the first thing you need to do is connect to the Minecraft website and download the free program on your computer through which you can create custom Minecraft servers. To do this, click here and once you have viewed the main web page of the game's website, press the item minecraft_server.1.8.7.exe.

When the download is complete, take the file you just downloaded and move it to a new folder in which you want to save the Minecraft server files to create. Once this is done double click on the downloaded file to start it. Press on Run and wait a few moments for a series of files and directories to appear in the folder where you copied the downloaded file, which will contain your server data.

At this point I can not help but congratulate you: good, you have just completed the first fundamental step to create Minecraft servers.

Now that you have at your disposal the folder containing all the files of your personal server you also have the possibility to change its settings. To change the server settings open the file server.properties with the Block notes Windows. To do this, locate the file server.properties in the folder, double-click on it, check the item Select the program from a list of installed programs and then press on OK. Then select Block notes and by clicking on the button OK.

Proceed now going to change the values ​​of the options that you find preset in the document. You can change the name of the level, the presence of a white list, the ability to let non-premium users play and much more.

If you have a ready-made world that you want to use on your Minecraft server, delete the folder world and replace it with the one from the world you want to use.

To apply the changes, close minecraft_server.exe and restart it.

Now that you have managed to create Minecraft servers to be able to use it to play, however, you will need to host it. To host a Minecraft server you have to use LogMeIn Hamchi, a paid application also available in a free version that allows you to create servers that can be used by a total of five users at the same time.

Then connect to the LogMeIn Hamachi website by clicking here, put the check mark next to the item LogMeIn software and service are subject to US export regulations [...] which is at the bottom of the page and then click on the green button Download now to download the program to your computer.

When the download is complete, double-click on the file you just downloaded and, in the window that opens, click first on Run and then Next, its forward, its Accept, its Install and then end to complete the installation process and start LogMeIn Hamachi.

Once the program has started, click on the power button located at the top left to activate LogMeIn Hamachi and then select the item Network and then click Create new network from the application menu to start creating a new server. In the window that opens, type Network ID e Password to be used to access the latter and then presses the button Crea but I will complete the procedure.

After creating Minecraft servers and hosting it you can finally use your creation to play with your friends. To do this, your friends will have to download and install LogMeIn Hamachi also on their computer and then from the program menu they must first select the item Network and then that Join existing network. Then they will have to enter the login name and password of your network and will have to wait for the program to connect to it.

Once the connection is established, your friends will have to start Minecraft, click on the button Multiplayer, choose the option Direct access and enter the address of your server in the appropriate field. To copy the server address just right click on its name in Hamchi and select the item Copy IPv4 address give the menu visualizzato.

Create Minecraft Servers on Mac

If you intend to create Minecraft servers and use a Mac, the first thing you need to do is click here to connect to the Minecraft website and then press on the item minecraft_server.1.8.7.jar.

Once the download is complete take the file you just downloaded and move it to a folder where you want to save the Minecraft server files to create. Once this is done click on the file with the right mouse button, choose the item apri from the displayed menu and then presses on apri.

Now press the icon of TextEdit present on the dock (you can also access it from the Applications as well from Launchpad) and then presses the button New document in order to create a new text document.

Proceed by clicking on the item Format attached to the TextEdit menu bar and select the item Convert to text-only format. Then copy and paste the following code into the text file.

#! / Bin / bash
cd "$ ([name_your_minecraft_server_folder]" $ 0 ")"
exec java -Xmx1G -Xms1G -jar minecraft_server.jar

To conclude click on the item Fillet attached to the menu bar, choose the item Save ..., assign the name start.command to the ep file oi presses on Save.

Proceed now going to start terminal. To do this, just press on the magnifying glass located in the upper right part of the OS X menu bar, type terminal in the search field that appears and double-click the first result, the one that is shown as Il migliore.

Once Terminal is started, type the following command in its window, taking care to add a space after the character x.

chmod a + x

Now click on the file start.command and drag it into the Terminal window and then press the button Submit present on the keyboard of your Mac in order to save the changes made to the file.

At this point I can not help but tell you: congratulations, following my instructions you have just managed to create Minecraft servers on Mac.

However, to use the server to play the game, you will need to host it. To host a Minecraft server you need to use the application LogMeIn Hamchi. Then connect to the LogMeIn Hamachi website by clicking here, put the check mark next to the item LogMeIn software and service are subject to US export regulations [...] which is at the bottom of the page and then click on the green button Download now to download the program to your computer.

When the download is complete, click on the file you just downloaded and, in the window that opens, add the check next to the item I have read and accept the terms of the license agreement. and by clicking on the button Install to start the installation procedure and start LogMeIn Hamachi.

When the installation is complete, start LogMeIn Hamachi and click on the power button located at the top left to activate LogMeIn Hamachi and then select the item Network and then click Create new network from the application menu to start creating a new server. In the window that opens, type Network ID e Password to be used to access the latter and then presses the button Crea but I will complete the procedure.

After hosting the created Minecraft server you can finally use it to play with your friends. To do this, your friends will have to download and install LogMeIn Hamachi also on their computer and then from the program menu they must first select the item Network and then that Join existing network. Then they will have to enter the login name and password of your network and will have to wait for the program to connect to it.

Once the connection is established, your friends will then have to start Minecraft, click on the button Multiplayer, choose the option Direct access and enter the address of your server in the appropriate field. To copy the server address just right click on its name in Hamchi and select the item Copy IPv4 address give the menu visualizzato.