How to setup a Minecraft Java Server

When making a Minecraft server there are a lot of options. This guides currently covers setting up a Survival Multiplayer Server without mods. We’ll be releasing more guides in the future on how to start a server with mods. Create a Vanilla Survival Multiplayer Server (MSP) Follow these steps and you should have a public Minecraft Java server up in no time. 1. Download and install Java You can download the latest version of Java from Oracle. Read more

Setup a PaperMC Minecraft Server

PaperMC is a Minecraft Server that lets you run plugins! It’s based on Spigot which is based on CraftBukkit, there’s a long history :). It’s a good Minecraft server choice that balances performance and features. Let’s setup our server! Step 1. Download PaperMC Click here to visit the PaperMC Download page. Click the latest build (the build with biggest number) to start the download. Step 2. Setup run.bat for PaperMC Move the downloaded paper-VERSION. Read more

Update your DNS server on Linux

There’s a lot of different Linux distributions so you’re solution might vary. * Updating DNS in Ubuntu * Updating DNS by editing “/etc/resolv.conf” * Updating DNS by editing “/etc/systemd/resolved.conf” Updating DNS in Ubuntu On the top right of your desktop, open the drop down and select either Wired Settings or WiFi Settings. Next press the gear icon next to the connection. A window should pop up, nagivate to the IPv4 tab, disable Automatic in the DNS row and put 8. Read more

Update your DNS server on MacOS

To update the DNS server on MacOS you’ll first need to open System Preferences, this can be found by pressing the apple icon on the top left of the desktop. Next you’ll want to find the button for editing Network Pereferences. You can search network to find this. Select the network you’re using and press Advanced. Navigate to the DNS tab and press the + button to the left of IPv4 or IPv6 addresses. Read more

Update your DNS server on Windows

Open control panel Open the windows start menu and search for Control Panel Open Network and Internet Open Network and Internet from the Control Panel Open Network and Sharing Center Next, open Network and Sharing Center Go to adapter settings On the left, in the side panel click Change adapter settings Go to your adapter’s properties Find the network adapter that you are currently using. There might be multiple adapters enabled. Read more

VCRUNTIME140.dll was not found

When you run the playit agent for the first time you might get this error: The Fix Install this update from Microsoft:

Why your friend can't join your Minecraft Server

If you’re hosting a Minecraft server at home you’ve probably seen an error like this. Failed to connect to server connection timed out Possible issues and how to fix If you can connect to your server using you should able to get it public in minutes by following this guide. If you’re not using, you’re probably trying to port forward. Here are some potential issues you’ll need to work through. Read more