How to Add a Modpack to your Minecraft Server

While Setting up a Modpack on your Minecraft Server Hosting plan can sound like quite the task, it is actually quite simple. Whether you are looking to spice up your gameplay or try out something new, modpacks can give an entirely different experience depending on the modpack you go with. This guide will cover step-by-step Read More >

How to start your Minecraft Server with a Custom JAR

There are a lot of different ways you can customize your Minecraft Server Hosting plan. Before you can do that you will need to know how to start your server from Custom JARs in order to be able to use the platforms such as Paper, Forge, Spigot, etc. This guide will cover how to set Read More >

How to Connect to your Minecraft Server

Congratulations, now that you have a Minecraft Server Hosting plan it’s time to get you connected and gaming. This process is quite simple and we’ll be covering it in a few brief steps to get you started. Topics Include: Finding Your Server Address Before we can connect to your Minecraft server, you will first need Read More >

How to Set a Custom World Seed on your Minecraft Server

Have you ever wanted to play on the same world as your favorite content creator or friend, but all you receive when you look into it is a Seed composed of a random line of numbers and letters you don’t know what to do with? This guide will answer that question of how you can Read More >

How to Create a New World on your Minecraft Server

While Deleting or Creating a new world on your Minecraft Server Hosting plan can sound quite daunting, it is sometimes a necessary act, whether it is to start a new world or if you just acquired a server and want to generate a specific world type or seed instead of the one automatically generated with Read More >

Minecraft Game Panel – Using Plugins

When running your own Minecraft Server instance, you have the ability to install custom plugins. These plugins can add more functionality to your servers, such as advanced chat (EssentialsX), compatibility (ViaVersion), and moderation tools (LuckPerms), among many other things. For example, if you want more control over user access or to block hacks, you can Read More >

Minecraft Instance Configuration Options

When you are managing your own Minecraft Server instance, you have the ability to customize the game how you want it to run. There are many configuration options that you can access from the Minecraft Game panel. For example, you can select settings such as the difficulty of the game, maximum world size, or log Read More >

Updating AMP in the Game Management Panel

Your Minecraft Server includes a Game Panel that is powered by AMP and any time an update is available it will automatically notify you. It is recommended to perform these updates when possible since they can contain new features and keep your server protected from known bugs.  In this guide, we’ll show you the steps Read More >

Using the Game Management Panel Console

When managing a Minecraft Server, you have the ability to run console commands not only within the game but also in the Game Panel. This can save you time by allowing commands to run without logging into the actual game. Quickly find out information about your server or make changes using Minecraft commands. This guide Read More >

Minecraft Server Instance Management

You have access to view or change your Minecraft Server instance information within the Game Management Panel interface. From there you can perform tasks such as viewing your connection settings, updating Minecraft, starting/stopping an instance, deleting an instance, or changing the port you are using for SFTP among many other things. This lets you modify Read More >

Game Management Panel Security and Privacy Options

The Minecraft Server plans include a Game Panel with built-in security and privacy options to help you protect your server instances. These can be adjusted to make accessing your server more or less secure. For example, for more security, you can limit the type of files that can be uploaded, or make it required for Read More >

Managing Backups in the Game Management Panel

When managing your Minecraft Server it’s recommended that you perform backups at regular intervals, or before making major modifications. This would allow you to roll back the changes if any problems occur. For example, if you are testing out a new 3rd party plugin or changing the server configuration, make a backup and enter a Read More >

Using the Minecraft File Manager

Your Minecraft Server Hosting plan includes access to a Game Panel where you can manage your instances. Within the Game Panel is a File Manager tool that makes it simple to view or edit files and folders. This guide will show you how to use the File Manager in your Game Management Panel. How to Read More >

How to Schedule Triggers on Your Minecraft Server

When you are hosting a Minecraft Server, there may be tasks that you need to automate or perform on a regular basis. Triggers can be used to schedule a task or automatically do a job for you. For example, you could schedule a trigger to check for updates weekly or send an email message to Read More >

Connecting to Your Minecraft Server with SFTP

If you want to edit or manage the files on your Minecraft Server instance, you have the ability to use the File Manager or connect directly using SFTP. SFTP stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol or SSH File Transfer Protocol and connects securely so the data is encrypted over the network. In this guide, we’ll Read More >

Access & Change Minecraft Networking Options

When you first purchase your Minecraft Server hosting account it will be set up and ready to work, but there may be times when you want to use custom networking options. For example, if you have multiple instances and are accessing them using the hostname, you can change the port for each instance to allow Read More >

Setting Minecraft Instance Defaults

Your Minecraft Server Hosting plan includes the ability to create new server instances. In this guide, we’ll show you how to select the default settings for a new instance that is created in the Game Management Panel. Set New Instance Defaults Congratulations, now you know how to set new instance defaults in your Game Management Read More >

Minecraft User Profile Options in the Game Panel

When managing a Minecraft Server, you have the ability to update your user profile within the Game Panel. Tasks such as updating your profile picture/email address or enabling two-factor authentication are all accomplished through the account profile page. In this guide, we’ll show you how to access your profile options and then show you how Read More >