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How-to's & troubleshooting for your Minecraft server.
Connection Timed Out - An Existing Connection Was Forcibly Closed by the Remote Host.
This article will give some steps to help solve a `Timed out` error when you try joining your server.
Improve Your Server Performance
This guide will show you a few steps that may improve your server performance.
Players Can't Break Blocks (Spawn Protection)
This guide will show you how to disable your spawn protection zone.
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. ❓ What is the Whitelist ❓ The Wh
Troubleshooting Minecraft Server Errors
This article will help you to understand server errors and how you can fix commum errors.
How to Check Your Server Performance
This guide will show you how to properly check your server performance. The Multicraft CPU and Memory bars are not accurate so it is recommended to find other ways to check the server performance. In case you have a Vanilla server we highly suggest you change it to PaperSpigot to be able to run plugins and check the server performance with the steps above.
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!
What Is The RAM Memory and How Much Do I Need for My Server?
This article will help you understand what is the RAM memory and how much you would need for your server.
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.
How to Enable And Use Command Blocks
This article will show you how to enable and use command blocks on your Minecraft server. Also, please note that to be able to use command blocks you need to be in creat
Implement a Custom Resource /Texture Pack In Your Server
Do you want to upload and use costume textures on 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.
Connection refused: no further information
This guide will help you troubleshoot the `Connection refused: no further information` error message that you may get when you try to join your server!
How to View and Change Your World Seed
This article will show you how to view and change your world's seed.
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!
How to Change Your Server’s Difficulty
This guide will show you how to properly change your server difficulty.
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.
Where to Find Client-Side Logs
Where can I find my Client-side Logs?
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. The 25565 port is 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 por
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: `/setworl
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
How to Use a Custom Domain (URL) with Your Server Using Google Domains
This guide will help you set up on your server a custom domain using Google Domains.
How to Use a Custom Domain (URL) with Your Server Using Namecheap
This guide will help you set up on your server a custom domain using Namecheap.
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.
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.
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 corre
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 to attract new players.
How to Use a Custom Domain (URL) with Your Server Using GoDaddy
This guide will help you set up on your server a custom domain using GoDaddy.
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 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 article will tell you what to do if you receive the `Failed to verify username` error.
How to Set Up and Use a World Border
This article will show you how to properly set up and use a world border for your Minecraft server.
Types of Lag
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.
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
How to Disable Nether and the End Dimensions
This guide will show you how to properly disable your extra dimensions when it is possible. 🌲 Vanilla Servers 🌲 On Vanilla servers you can disable just the Nether dimension. The End dimension does not have a setting
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 yo
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 Add a Custom Domain (URL) with Cloudflare
This guide will help you set up on your server a custom domain using Cloudflare.
How to Find a Player's UUID
This article will show you how to properly find a player UUID. ❓ What Is a Player's UUID ❓ The UUID (Universally Unique Identifier) is a code that is used to verify your identity instead of your username. Each Minecraft player has a different UUID.
How and When Should You Delete Your Player Data
This article will show you how to properly delete your player data. 🌲 What Are the Player Data 🌲 The player data folder contains a folder with the details of each player, like the inventory he has and the level.
How to Assign More RAM to Your Minecraft Client
This guide will show you how to properly add more RAM to your Minecraft client. 🔰 Normal Minecraft Launche
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? 📑 To f
How to Generate a Timings Report
This article will show you how to properly create a timings report.
What Is a Permission Node and How to Use It
This article will help you understand better what is a permissions node and how to use it. In general, most of the Minecraft servers have a ranking system, meaning ranks for each player. Also, each rank has usually access to just specific permissions/ commands on the server. The default game does not provide an option for including ranks, providing only the OP and not OP option for players, where the
How to Use the JSON Validator (JSON Error Type)
This article will explain what is the JSON Validator and how to use it to identify and solve a JSON error type.
How to Erase All Entities From Your Server
This article will show you how you can properly erase all entities from your server using the Entity Purge tool.