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Connection Timed Out - An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.
This article will help you on how you can fix closed by remote host issue.
Improve Your Server Performance
This guide will show you a few steps that may improve your server performance. 🌲 Decrease your TickSpeed 🌲 You can decrease your TickSpe
How To: Add an Icon to a Minecraft Server
If you want to set a custom icon for your server on the in-game server list, but don’t know how, you’re in the right place. The video tutorial will cover everything in this article. But, you can keep reading if you want. There are three main things we need to do: Create your icon. Upload your icon. Restart your server. Creating Your Icon: Grab the picture you want to use and hop over to: [http://www.
Players can't break blocks (Spawn Protection)
Have you ever encountered a problem in the world that only players with OP can break blocks and build? Or even realized that for default players it is not possible to build only in a certain area of the world? Well, then this article is here to help you better understand what is happening and how we can solve this problem. 🤔 What is happening? Minecraft servers, by default, have a function present in the server.properties file that allows the server owner to define a protection a
How to Reset Your World
Creating a new world is an easy operation and we’ll show you how step by step! Before you begin, make sure the server is stopped. Log into your Multicraft. Stop your server. Click on "Create New" in your "Custom World" line. Choose Settings for Your World !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/he
How To: Use The Minecraft Whitelist
Do you want to prevent strange players from joining your server? Or only allow a few? This article will help you do this. For this tutorial, you’ll need to be an OP. If you don’t know how to become an OP (operator), please follow our article [How to: OP Yourself on Your Minecraft Server](https://help.ggserver
Troubleshooting Minecraft Server Errors
This article will help you to understand server errors and how you can fix commum errors.
Flying is not enabled on this server
Have you ever been kicked for the reason "Flying is not enabled on this server" or something related to it? Well, this article will help you on how you can changes your server settings to try to avoid this.
Implement a custom resource pack/texture pack in your server
Do you want to upload and use costum textures in your server? When some player join and the game start to download the server texture? This guide will help you on how you can implement a custom resource pack or a custom texture pack in your server. In this guide we’ll use “MCPacks” for it. Uploading your Resource Pack Once you have
Enable Command Blocks
This article will show you how to enable command blocks on your server. For this tutorial, you need to be an OP. If you don’t know how to add yourself as an OP, please follow our guide: How to: OP Yourself on Your Minecraft Server. Enabling Command Blocks in your server Command Blocks are disabled by default. You can enable them in your server settings: Stop your server Click on “FILES” Then go to “C
How to install datapacks on your server
Installing datapacks on your server is a simple task! This article was made to help you on how you can do this.
Connection refused: no further information
First please, make sure that you are trying to connect to your server using the right server IP! Use IP : PORT (exemple: 192.0.0.1:26876) Checking if the problem is your server or your computer. First go to your Multicraft. You can access it clicking here: https://mc.ggservers.com Once you are login, open your server and see if it is stopped or it is running. If only the “Start” and “Restart” buttons are green, click on the green “Start” button and t
How To: View and Change World Seed
This article will show you how to view and change your world's seed. What is a world seed? The world seed is a code that the game uses to generate the world. Each Minecraft version has different seeds, a seed you used in 1.13 won’t work in 1.14. How do I view my current seed? You can get your world seed by running the /seed command. For this command you’ll need to be an OP.
Change your server’s difficulty
Do you want to know how you can change your server difficulty? If yes, maybe you are trying to put it to hard or disable all aggressive mobs to keep it peaceful. Well, you can do this playing your game or thourgh your Multicraft console. Inside your game If you want to change it through the game, you need to have OP first. If you don’t know how to have OP, we have an Article about “[How to: OP Yourself on Your Minecraft Server](https://kb.ggservers.com/knowledge-base/how-to-op-yoursel
How To: Changing Minecraft Server Message (MOTD) in Server List
Have you ever seen this boring description of your server on the list and wondered how you could change it? Boring Description Don’t worry, you are not alone. We need to do three main things to make this happen: Edit your server file. Add color (if you want). Restart your server. Editing Your Server File The first thing you want to do is log in to to your server’s control panel at: [
What is RAM and how much do I need for my server?
❓ What is RAM? ❓ The RAM memory is the processing memory, the one that the CPU (processor) is using to fulfill all of your requests on the server such as placing blocks. All actions that the machine is doing are influenced by both the CPU and Memory.
How to Manage Permissions on Your Minecraft Server
This article was created to help you understand and manage permissions on your Minecraft server. 🌲 Vanilla Servers 🌲 Most of the existing commands require you to be a server operator to use them! Nearly all existing commands can be used in the Multicraft console
Ticking Entity - What is and how to avoid it
A sad common error in Minecraft ( most likely to happen on modded servers ) is the ticking entity error. This article will help you on that!
Minecraft 1.16.x Changes & Performance Issues
As you may know, the awesome Minecraft 1.16.x update has been released! The new Nether update brings new features to the game to enhance gameplay such as a vast new Nether to be explored with a lot of new mobs! We all know that everyone wants to play this new version of the game with their friends, maybe even re-living some old memories and making loads of new ones, but we have some things for you to keep in mind when you start a Minecraft 1.16.x server. For some reason, the server software for
What is a Dedicated IP?
A dedicated IP is an IP address assigned to your server with a :25565 port. You can assign a dedicated IP address to only one server. 25565 Minecraft’s default port. It allows you to connect to the server without any extra numbers. For example, if your IP is 192.168.0.1 and the port is 25572, the only way to connect to this server is by entering the following: !(https://storage.crisp.
How To: Use A Custom Domain (URL) With Your Server Using Namecheap
Setting Up a URL We want to setup a domain (URL) so our friends can connect to our server with just the URL, like mydomain.com without any of this 198.758.43.3:3532 nonsense. The first thing you need to do is go to your Namecheap domain list: https://ap.www.namecheap.com/domains/list/ Find the domain (URL) you want to use, and click “Manage”: !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/f25895e151a77000/9182ec94-8668-4d80-b527-ad9
How To: Use A Custom Domain (URL) With Your Server Using Google Domains
The video has all of the information in this article. But, you can keep reading if you want. Setting Up a URL We want to setup a domain (URL) with Google Domains so our friends can connect to our server with just the URL, like mydomain.com. We want to ditch the 198.758.43.3:3532 nonsense. The first thing you need to do is go to the domain list: https://domains.google.com/m/registrar/ !
Where to find Client-side Logs
Where can I find my Client-side Logs?
How to Change Your Server Spawn Point
This article will help you on how you can change your server's default spawn point or a specific player spawn point. On any Minecraft server you will be able to use the following two commands to change the server spawn point or your spawn point: /setworldspawn [x] [y] [z] Sets the world's spawn to the specified coordinates. If no coordinates ar
How to Advertise Your Minecraft Server
So you’ve just started a new server, modified it to your liking and are ready to host some additional players and build a community. The next step is to advertise your server in order to attract new players. As far as Minecraft servers go, the environment is very competitive when it comes to building a player-base. There are countless numbers of servers competing for new users and offering unique features to differentiate themselves. It is important that you offer a fun and unique experience to
How To: Use A Custom Domain (URL) With Your Server Using Godaddy
Setting Up a URL We want to setup a domain (URL) with Godaddy so our friends can connect to our server with just the URL, like mydomain.com. We want to ditch the 198.758.43.3:3532 nonsense. The first step to do this is to go to the domain list: https://dcc.godaddy.com/domains/ Godaddy Domain List Click on the three dots next to your domain, then click
How to Change Your Server's Level-Type
This guide will show you how to properly change the level-type option for your server. This option can be found in the server.settings file from your root directory of the server. The level-type option is used to generate custom worlds type. Most world generating mods and plugins require a custom level-type option.
Failed to verify username
This error is very common, and simple to fix. To fix it you need just to: Logout your Minecraft Account through your launcher. Login in your Minecraft Account through your launcher. You can also get this message when logging to the server with a non-premium (cracked) account. To allow non-premium players to join the server follow these steps: Go to your multicraft server from the panel (mc.ggservers.com) Click on Files Click on Config Files Click on Server Settings
This article will help you on how you can configure you world border. For this tutorial, you need to have OP. If you don’t know how to get OP, please follow our article “How to: OP Yourself on Your Minecraft Server“. World Border Center The world border center means simply where is the center of your border. To set it, you just need to type minecraft world border command with center subcommand followed with of “x” and “z” coordinates. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/websi
Types of Lag
How to use the Minecraft Scoreboard
This guide will show you how to properly set up your Minecraft Scoreboard using the /scoreboard command. This command is used to manage the scoreboard's objectives, players, and teams. Before we start, we need to understand the meaning of the arguments for each command that we will use: ❓ The ones between ' <> ' are necessary for the command to work, you need to fill that campus with the correct argument. ❓ The ones between '  ' are not necessary for the command and usually are e
Before we start, we need to understand the meaning of the arguments for each command that we will use: ❓ The ones between ' <> ' are necessary for the command to work, you need to fill that campus with the correct argument. ❓ The ones between '  ' are not necessary for the command and usually are extra features. You can use the command leaving those spaces empty and it will still work. 🌲 Target Selectors 🌲 A target selector is a syntax used to target a player or entity in Min
Unable to login: java.io.IOException with a 503 error
If you have received a java.io.IOException with a 503 error, this means the Minecraft session servers are down. Sometimes this is a glitch that can be fixed by: Closing your game. Logging-out of your launcher. Restarting the server. Restarting your launcher, logging back in to Mojang and trying to connect again. If this doesn't work, the session servers really are down, and you’ll be unable to join any server with online mode enabled. Most servers have online mode enab
How To: Adding A Custom Domain (URL) With Cloudfare
Setting Up Cloudfare If you want to use Cloudfare DNS with your Minecraft server, the first thing you want to do is go to your Cloudflare DNS dashboard: https://dash.cloudflare.com/ Click on "Add a site". Add Site Type in your site name, then click, "Add site". You'll see this screen, click "Next": ![Querying Records](https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk
How to Set Up and Configure Dynmap
This article will show you how to properly set up and configure the Dynmap plugin or mod in your server. ❓ What is Dynmap ❓ Dynmap is an addon for your server which will provide you a fully rendered image of your actual Minecraft world that is accessible to all players. Dynmap can be found as a plugin or as a mod. You need to choose between those depending on which server type are you running. You can find more about it in the official [Dynmap Github wiki](https://github.com/webbukkit
How to Pre-Generate Your World
This guide will explain what means to pre-generate your world and how you should do it properly. 🗺️ How Does Minecraft Generate Your World 🗺️ The Minecraft world creation is a process based on complex calculations. What is to know is that the world is generated dynamically as you play, meaning that the full world is not created when you start playing, but it generates more and more as you play.
The Ender Dragon and How to Respawn It
🧬 What Is the Ender Dragon? 🧬 The Ender Dragon is the largest naturally spawning mob in the game and also the final boss of the game. After defeating him, you will be prompted to a screen with credentials to the game. The Ender Dragon can be found in The End dimension. 📑 How to Find the End Portal? 📑 In order to find the Ender Dragon, you need to access The End dimension. To do so, you need to fi
How to Set Up and Use RCON on Your Server
This article will show you how to properly set up and use RCON on your Minecraft server. ❓ What is RCON ❓ RCON is a protocol that allows server administrators to remotely execute Minecraft commands. It can be used by the server owner or by developers that are creating apps that are connecting to your Minecraft server. 🎮 How to Enable RCON 🎮 In order to enable RCON into your server you will have to do the following: Log in to your Multicraft panel here and click on `F
How to Restore a Backup Manually
This guide will show you how to properly restore a Multicraft backup manually, meaning without using the Multicraft Restore option. 🔩 Find the Backup And Download It 🔩 When you make a backup via the Multicraft panel, your world is added to a ZIP file and put in the root directory of the server with the same name as your world folder.
How to Set Up and Configure BungeeCord
Our servers fully support BungeeCord. This guide will tell you how to install BungeeCord and give you some tips and tricks for running a BungeeCord server. If you would like to have our technicians set up a BungeeCord server for you, please check out our BungeeCord Installation Addon on our Adding Addons page. ❓ What is BungeeCord ❓ BungeeCord is a software that acts as a proxy betw
How to Reset the Nether or the End Dimension
This tutorial will show you how to reset your nether or end dimension. 🌲 Vanilla Minecraft 🌲 To reset your nether or end dimensions please do the following: Log in to your Multicraft here and stop your server. Connect to your server using Filezilla.
How to Disable Mob Griefing, TNT Explosions and Fire Spread
This guide will show you how to properly disable mob griefing, TNT explosions, and fire spread on your server.