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HostJane offers basic Minecraft servers with no pre-installed modules.
- Download Minecraft for Windows or MacOS devices then connect to your server through the game client to start playing.
- Please note that by running a Minecraft server here, you’re telling us that you agree to Mojang AB’s End User Licensing Agreement (EULA).
1. Get server IP and root password
After successful payment is approved, your server will be set up within 2 minutes.
A. Login to the Hosting Portal
Bookmark login: https://console.hostjane.com/client/login
In the Dashboard under Services, look for the Minecraft server you have provisioned.
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If you cannot see your service, open a support case.
B. Click Manage next to the Minecraft server item
You will be transferred to the server’s dashboard.
C. Click Statistics in the menu
Below is a sample screenshot of the Server Information.
In this example, the server link is: https://123.456.789.1:25565
In this example case the IP is: 123.456.789.1
Your Server Link https://[Your_Server’s_IP]/:25565
For security, HostJane does not send this to you by email.
You must login to your hosting account to review these credentials.
2. Connect to your server in Minecraft
In the Minecraft game client:
Then click Direct Connect
Replace Your Server’s IP with your Minecraft server’s IP as found in Statistics
Next, click Join Server to begin play.
Minecraft is resource intensive. As your player count increases you may need to scale to a bigger cloud server.
3. Login with SSH to your server
ssh -l root [Your_Server's_IP]
Replace Your_Server’s_IP with the server IP address given in Statistics.
4. Connect to the game console
You can type commands here.
ctrl + A then type d
To establish system status and other housekeeping actions, use systemctl
systemctl status minecraft.service
On an active, properly configured Minecraft server you should get this response:
To launch Minecraft use:
Restart the server as
root user after making any edits to minecraft_server.sh.
systemctl restart minecraft.service
To stop your Minecraft server, enter:
systemctl stop minecraft.service