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Hello, I am going to show you how to set up your own server in Minecraft.

Step 1: First Get the Software.

First, you need to get the software for the server from http://www.minecraft.net/download/ .

Step 2: Setting Yourself As an Op

To be able to use console commands, you need to set yourself as an "op" (operator(I think)). To do this, put the Minecraft_Server.exe program into it's own folder, and run it. Once it displays "Done!", you can close it. You will notice that there are more files in that folder.  Open the text file "ops.txt", and type your Minecraft username. (Josh1324, Notch, ect.) For each new "op" you add, you need to put it on a new line.

Ex.
josh1324
Notch
...

Step 3: Editing the Settings on Your Server

First, open server.properties WITH NOTEPAD (or similar program). To make it so it will spawn monsters change
"spawn-monsters=false" to "spawn-monsters=true". Besides that, there wont be really anything else you will do here.

Step 4: Now You Have to Find Your Ip.

To find your ip adress, go here: http://www.whatsmyip.org/

Step 5: Fowarding the Port

Right now, you could open up the minecraft_server.exe program and run minecraft and just type "localhost" in multiplayer. But, if you want to have other people on your server, you need to foward the port. Here is a tutorial of how to do it: http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/554-how-to-port-forward-your-minecraft-server-with-pictures/page__p__5310#entry5310

Step 6: Done!

You're done! Enjoy your server!
***You need to have minecraft_server.exe running to connect to your server!
i want a command block so mush
<p>I cant find the op file. any help?</p>
<p>its online so download it of the website.</p>
<p>oh man i just got a server and in my server are today 1000</p><p>players</p>
<p>woah!!?? how doya do that then??</p>
<p>Cool whats Your ip</p>
<p>I CLICKED THE LINK AND IT SAID &quot;NOT FOUND The file public download does not exist&quot;</p>
<p>you have a problem with your java script</p>
<p>delete the slash on the end</p>
<p>Me too!!!</p>
<p>Hi Open First minecraft.net you will see download here and click it you will direct to minecraft.net/download and you will see the server in bottom</p>
<p>try this one: http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/554-how-to-port-forward-your-minecraft-server-with-pictures/page__p__5310#entry5310</p>
How do you do it for pe
<p>you cant do it for PE</p>
<p>Hey, I was wondering if you knew how to allow certain players in a certain group to join even when the server is full. Thanks!</p>
<p>no you shouldnt and cant</p>
<p>That is For Windows ???</p>
<p>yeah duuuhhh</p>
<p>I used it for windows. I had brackets installed so my server.properties thing was on brackets lol</p>
<p>what is notch??</p>
<p>do you have to forward the port? Cant they just enter ip/port in the 'add server' part?anyway, thanks SO much!!!!!! now i can play with my cousin more often!!!!!</p>
<p>what is anyones server and what do you put in your username or password</p>
<p>This information needs to be updated. It is no longer accurate. </p>
<p>yea</p>
<p>awseome</p>
<p>The link posted in this article is out of date.</p><p>Here's the new one.</p><p><a href="https://minecraft.net/download" rel="nofollow">https://minecraft.net/download </a> </p>
<p>Hello</p><p><br>I have a bukkit server v1.8.8 and I'm experiencing some problems regarding TNT on my server. The when the TNT explodes it does not push away entities. for example if I fire arrows into a block next to the TNT and ignite the TNT , the arrows remain stationary. I've attached a picture explaining this. Can someone please help me resolve this problem<br><br>Please help me, there is no solution on this so far. Please<br>Seuntjie</p>
<p>Hello</p><p><br>I have a bukkit server v1.8.8 and I'm experiencing some problems regarding TNT on my server. The when the TNT explodes it does not push away entities. for example if I fire arrows into a block next to the TNT and ignite the TNT , the arrows remain stationary. I've attached a picture explaining this. Can someone please help me resolve this problem<br><br>Please help me, there is no solution on this so far. Please<br>Seuntjie</p>
<p>This only works before version 1.7.8. After that, the file is held i JSON format.<br>To add someone as an op, you go to the server console, and give the command 'op playername' replacing 'playername' with their minecraft player name. This will update the ops.json file appropriately</p>
<p>THANK YOU!!!</p>
<p>i still dont get it</p>
<p>ii</p>
<p>brorad</p>
<p>uhhh im trying to make a server but i really dont know how...</p>
Even though I'm 10 and i don't have minecraft YET I still needed to know this thanks!
<p>10 Years Old ?? Im 10 Years Old But I have minecraft and i have a server </p>
If I do this, can I play the full Minecraft, where I can build and create things, or am I still limited to the unpaid version where I can only walk around and destroy blocks?
this is for the full paid version. Not the free one.
and you need the full version to connect to the server
<p>Hi! You Can Play without premium account .. Follow me </p><p>1.Open Server.properties file open w/ notepad</p><p>2.Find Online Mode change it to false and save it</p><p>3.Have Fun!!</p>
<p>But you still can connect to premium servers even if your not paid yet.</p><p>open your demo minecraft then play the demo world. then press ESC and click open to lan then allow cheats turned to on then type gamemode 1 then type /tp your email 99999 99999 9999 there and it will show up a window then click close and add a server!! WORKED FOR ME! I CAN PLAY ON THE HIVE NOW! THE problem is your name will be your email!! :)</p>
<p>nice try to troll people</p>
<p>my ops keep on resetting and not working</p>
<p>Not Working? Open you console and type op[space]your ign </p><p>Example</p><p>op kent</p><p>Thats It</p>
<p>this</p>
<p>But cont do it online -=[Why]=-?</p>
What type of computer? Windows or Mac?
Windows

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