Minecraft: Java Edition

Learn more about how to manage your Java server here!

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Java Edition

How do I give myself permissions or op players on my Java server?

Level 4 Operators can bypass spawn protection and use several otherwise restricted commands. Learn more here!
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How do I change my Java server's JAR or server type?

Looking to swap from FTB to Spigot? Vanilla to Tekkit? Check this guide out!
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How do I reset my Java server's Nether or The End?

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How do I upload my own world to my Java server?

Nearly everyone has their own world they want to use! Luckily, we've made it easy to do!
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What Java Garbage Collection tweaks are available for my Java server?

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How do I enable whitelisting on my Java server?

Whitelisting allows you to run a private server, which helps prevent griefing and unwanted players. If this is for you, get help here!
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How do I download my Java server's world?

Need to back up your world or archive it for future use?
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How often should I restart my Java server?

Restarting your server is very important! See this article for more information.
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How do I create a new world on my Java server?

Uploading your own world, changing server types, or modifying a world setting? You'll need a new world created!
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How do I run "Optimize World" on my 1.13+ Java server?

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Can I use a custom JAR on my Java server?

Have your own server JAR to upload? We proudly support custom JARs and this guide can help you use one!
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How do I install Forge mods or a modpack on my Java server?

Looking to get started with Forge mods? Look no further!
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How do I allocate more memory to my Minecraft launcher client-side?

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Does Prisma accurately show memory and CPU usage?

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How do I update my Java server?

Looking to update from one Minecraft version to another? This guide is here to help! ;-)
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Where do I go to update my Java server message or MOTD?

Your MOTD is the message displayed on the bookmarked servers list. If you're looking to update that and need help, check here!
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How do I enable or disable Online Mode on my Java server?

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How do I enable or disable hardcore mode on my Java server?

Learn how to toggle hardcore or bring players back from the dead here!
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What is the difference between plugins and mods?

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Why does my Java server show less allocated memory than I'm paying for?

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What types of memory are there in Java?

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How do I change my Java server icon?

Do you want your own icon up there in your bookmarked servers list? We don't blame you! Learn how to add or change your icon here.
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How do I adjust my Java server's level type?

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How do I create an Amplified world?

Amplified worlds can create a whole new dimension of play due to the massive mountains this world type generates. Try it out!
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How do I change the world seed on my Java server?

Have your own seed to use but not sure how to apply it? Check here!
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Does my server need more memory?

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Where can I go to change my Java server settings?

Need command blocks? Should PvP be disabled? Want a flat world? These are all things adjustable via server settings! Find help here!
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How do I change my Java server's display name?

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How do I connect to my Java server?

Having troubles finding your IP address or figuring out how to connect? Look no further!
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How do I add a resource or texture pack to my Java server?

Adding a resource/texture pack to your server helps share it with your players so they can easily use it, too!
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How do I enable command blocks?

Command blocks are nifty redstone tools, but they are disabled by default. If you know what you're doing, feel free to enable them!
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How do I adjust my Java server's view distance?

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Can I run Minecraft snapshots on my Java server?

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Can I switch the Java version on my server?

Older versions of Minecraft look for Java 7, while some newer versions require Java 8 or Java 11. This guide helps sort things out!
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