Minecraft

Need help with your Minecraft Java or PE server? Peruse away!

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Do you offer the Bedrock alpha server?

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Written by Bill Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I increase performance in 1.13+?

Performance issues on your 1.13+ server? Look here!
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Written by Diana Abrahams
Updated over a week ago

What are the hardware specifications behind my Minecraft server?

Interested in digging deeper into what powers your Minecraft server? Check this out!
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Written by Bill Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I ban or unban players?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Why am I unable to connect to my server?

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Written by Karen Ewing
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What server locations are available?

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How do I get my server restored from a backup?

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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I use WinSCP?

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Written by Bill Ewing
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Can I access my server via SSH?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

What is a dedicated IP address?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Can you help with my Minecraft account?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I change my server's IP address?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I know if I have a dedicated IP or not?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Why do you not offer unlimited options?

Have you ever gotten angry at the fine print? "Unlimited" tends to come with fine print. Learn more here!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I restore my server after it's been griefed?

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Written by Karen Ewing
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Java Edition (PC)

What Java Garbage Collection tweaks are available for my Minecraft server?

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Written by Bill Ewing
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Can console players connect to my PC server?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I save or backup my server files?

Shutting down the server for a while or just want to make sure you have a copy of everything? Use this guide for some help!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I install a data pack on my server?

Looking to add a data pack to your 1.13+ server? Find directions here!
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Written by Sam Rogers
Updated over a week ago

How do I run "Optimize World" on my 1.13+ server?

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Written by Bill Ewing
Updated over a week ago

I'd like to update to Spigot 1.13... can you help?

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Written by Bill Ewing
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How do I download my server's world?

Need to back up your world or archive it for future use?
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I give other people access to my control panel?

Keep your information and password secure! Give others their own access!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I upload my own world?

Nearly everyone has their own world they want to use! Luckily, we've made it easy to do!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How often should I restart my Minecraft server?

Restarting your server is very important! See this article for more information.
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I schedule a recurring backup using Prisma?

Looking to schedule more frequent backups? Learn how to set them up with Prisma's scheduled tasks!
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Written by Bill Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Can I use a custom JAR?

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 plugins?

Essentials? GriefPrevention? Get help installing 'em here!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I change my server JAR or server type?

Looking to swap from FTB to Spigot? Vanilla to Tekkit? Check this guide out!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I install mods or a modpack on my server?

Looking to get started with Forge mods? Look no further!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I dedicate more memory to my Minecraft launcher client-side?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

What happened to my Nether and End worlds?

Have you recently switched to vanilla Minecraft? Learn how to get things back on track here.
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Does Prisma accurately show memory and CPU usage?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I update my server?

Looking to update from one Minecraft version to another? This guide is here to help! ;-)
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I allow cracked or non-premium Minecraft players onto my server?

Looking to run your server in offline mode? Find help here!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Where do I go to update my 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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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I enable or disable hardcore mode?

Hardcore mode is a brutal twist to the game that allows you to easily start fresh... by dying! What could be more fun??
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Written by Karen Ewing
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What is the difference between plugins and mods?

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

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Written by Bill Ewing
Updated over a week ago

What types of memory are there in Java?

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Written by Bill Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Can I run Minecraft snapshots?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I change my 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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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I adjust my 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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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I change my world seed?

Have your own seed to use but not sure how to apply it? Check here!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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Why aren't my plugins working?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Does my server need more memory?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Can I use something other than Prisma to manage my server?

More interested in Multicraft or McMyAdmin? Let us help.
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Written by Karen Ewing
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Where can I go to change my 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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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I create a new world?

Uploading your own world, changing server types, or modifying a world setting? You'll need a new world created!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I schedule automatic restarts or other tasks?

Tired of manually restarting your server every day? Looking to announce a message at a specific time? This guide can help!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I adjust my server's view distance?

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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I change my server's display name?

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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I set up Dynmap?

Want to see your world in its entirety? Look no further than Dynmap!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I connect to my server?

Having troubles finding your IP address or figuring out how to connect? Look no further!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I get a custom server IP address?

Looking for a way to make connecting to your server easier? A custom IP address may be just what you need!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Why is my server not showing as online in Prisma?

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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I manage my server?

Not sure where to go to get started on adjusting settings, adding plugins, etc.? Check here!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I set up a BungeeCord network?

Unsure where to get started with a network? We can help!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I enable whitelisting?

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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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I add a resource or texture pack to my 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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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a start.sh file for my Spigot/Paper server?

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Written by Sam Rogers
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How do I give myself permissions or op players?

Level 4 Operators can bypass spawn protection and use several otherwise restricted commands. Learn more here!
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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago

Can I switch the Java version on my server?

Older versions of Minecraft look for Java 7, while some newer versions require Java 8. This guide helps sort things out!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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How do I completely reset my server and start over?

A fresh start may be just what you need!
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Written by Karen Ewing
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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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Written by Karen Ewing
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Can I use plugins and mods on my server at the same time?

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Written by Karen Ewing
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Can I password-protect my Minecraft server?

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Written by Karen Ewing
Updated over a week ago