Creating a Minecraft Bukkit Server

Hello my friends in this instructable i am gonna show you how to create a bukkit server,This is my first instructable

Step 1: Download Bukkit

First of all
Download CraftBukkit at
Put it where you want
Then name jar as craftbukkit

Step 2: Batch File

Open a notepad and type:
java -Xmx1024M -jar craftbukkit.jar -o true
(Not with lines!!)
and save name as run.bat and place it where your server is

Step 3: Setting Up

Open run.bat 
When console say something like that:
Done(726,5 or whatever)Type ? for help
Type "stop"(without parantahses)
In your server folder there is something called
Open with notepad
Find ip=
And do ip=write your own ip here
Save and close it

Step 4: Done!

Open run.bat
İt's opened whenever you type
server will close

Step 5: Troubleshooting & Tips

Error:Unable to access crafbukkit.jar
Fixing:You didn't rename jar rename it as craftbukkit.jar
You can load plugins to bukkit servers!
Download plugins at:
When you download the plugin jar put it in to plugins folder

Thank You For reading this instructable I'll change it later



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    4 Discussions

    Barbaq SmashG

    1 year ago

    When I click the run.bat at the end It has a ton of words then Users/abe and junk then it says PAUSE, after that it says Press any key to continue . . . and I do not get any folder called


    3 years ago

    You have to restart your pc James and then you can rename it


    3 years ago

    when I try to rename the .jar it says that the action cant be completed because the file is open in java. Close it and try again. I closed all the programs that were using java and it still doesn't work! HELP!

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