Server Setup

Getting Started

This guide will show you how to get started with your Minecraft server using the Panel and grow your player base. How to Join Your Server​Step 1: First, you’ll need to go to the Panel and navigate to your server list to view which

How to enable Command Blocks

This guide will show you how to enable command blocks on your server using the Panel. GuideStep 1: First, you’ll need to go to the Panel and select the server you want to enable command blocks on. Step 2: In the selected server, either go

How to install a custom .jar file

This guide will show you how to upload and use a custom .jar file on the Panel. GuideStep 1: Download your jar file. If you want to use plugins we recommend using Paper, which can be downloaded from A Spigot jar can be obtained through

How to upload a Custom World

This guide will show you how to upload a custom world to your Server. In this guide we upload files using SFTP. We have a guide on how to setup your SFTP client here.Step 1: Download the world you want to use and save it somewhere accessible.

How to set a Custom Server Icon

This guide will show you how to upload your own server icon to the Panel. Step 1: First, you'll need an image with dimensions 64x64. This is the image size that will be displayed in your Minecraft Server List. Make sure your image is not bigger or smaller

How to add subusers on the Panel (multiple accounts)

This guide will show you how to create subusers on the Panel for your other server administrators to use. NOTE: Always use subusers. Under no circumstance should you ever give the password of your account to someone else. With subusers, you can easily disable all access to the

How to create and view MySQL Databases

Databases are used for many things! Lots of plugins and software can use MySQL databases to store data. These can also be useful for bungeecord networks. How to create and view database info.​ Step 1: Navigate to the 'Databases' tab on the panel. Step 2: Click 'Create Database' and enter

How to setup a whitelist

This guide will show you on how to setup a whitelist on your Minecraft Server to only let players join that you have selected. GuideStep 1: Login to the Panel and select the server you want to set up a whitelist for. Step 2: Go to your server

How to set a custom MOTD

This guide will show you how to set your own Message of the Day on the Panel. GuideStep 1: First, you’ll need to go to the Panel and select the server of which you want to change the MOTD of. Step 2: In the selected

How to setup and use Gamerules

This is a list of gamerules for the Java Edition of Minecraft. commandBlocksEnabled, pvp, showCoordinates, tntExplodes, and showTags are not available in Java. Command blocks and pvp can be configured in the file.announceAdvancements Description: Whether advancements should be announced in chat. Introduced in Version: 1.12 Default

How to put a specific seed on a Minecraft Server

This tutorial is going to show you how to put a seed of your choice on your Minecraft server. PREREQUISITES MAKE SURE YOUR SERVER IS STOPPED. You can stop the server from the Raw Power Panel, by pressing the Stop button. GUIDEStep 1: Go to the File Manager, select all

How to use 7-Zip to create .zip archives

This guide will show you how to create .zip archives using 7-Zip. This can be useful for uploading files and folders to your server, because .zip files are compressed and therefore smaller and not every software can work with folders. 7-Zip is a free and open source tool for working

How to change your server's Java Version

This guide will show you how to change your Java version on the Raw Power Panel Step 1: Navigate to the 'Startup Settings' tab on the panel. Step 2: In the ‘Java Version’ Widget you can use the dropdown to select your java version. The main Java versions are Java

How to setup a BungeeCord network

How do proxy servers work? How do I connect my servers together? In this guide, we'll be showing you how to create your very own BungeeCord network, and what are the best practices we suggest. First off, a BungeeCord server is a type of proxy server that was built with

How to upgrade from 1.16.x to 1.17 Vanilla

In this guide, we will show you how to upgrade from a 1.16.x Server to the Caves and Cliff Part 1 Update! In this example, we are going to be using a 1.16.5 server on Paper and upgrading it to the new 1.17 Vanilla update.

How to disable the Nether and the End dimensions

Disabling the NetherDisabling the Nether dimension is the same for all Minecraft Java Edition servers!First Step: Stop your server and navigate to the File Manager. Second Step: Open the file named, find the line where it says allow-nether=true and change it to allow-nether=false. Third Step:

How to upgrade from 1.17.x Paper to 1.18-pre5 Spigot

Before we get into how to do this; the Spigot snapshot release is not stable and should NOT be used in production environment servers. A lot of plugins still need to be updated to support 1.18, so expect bugs, and expect issues. DedicatedMC is not responsible for any sort

How to install Minecraft 1.18

In this guide, we will show you how to install Minecraft 1.18 on your server and update your Java Version to the required version Java 17. Step #1: Download the 1.18 server jar from Minecraft's website. Here is a link to the article:

How to migrate from Vanilla to Paper

In this guide, we will show you how to migrate from a Minecraft Vanilla server to Paper! DISCLAIMER: ALWAYS MAKE A BACKUP BEFORE MIGRATING OR UPGRADING YOUR SERVERS!Guide #1 - Jar SwitcherStep #1: Ensure your server is stopped and that you have a backup. Step #2: On the Raw

How to use the Game Switcher

In this post, we will show you how to use our latest panel feature, the game switcher! The game switcher allows you to swap out your server's egg with ease! What is an Egg, and why do we use them?An egg is basically a term we use for an

How to upload and manage your files with SFTP

This guide will show you how to setup SFTP to transfer large files to your server using a client. PREREQUISITE: In order to use SFTP you need an (S)FTP Client. We recommend using WinSCP on Windows and Cyberduck on macOS. Any other FTP Client will work just fine! (Such

How to use a MySQL Database with plugins

DedicatedMC offers free databases to use with your plugins! This guide offers some basic instructions to get you started! Please review our Terms Of Service and Fair Usage policy before creating a database with DedicatedMC. Misuse of our Database system will result in your database being deleted and potentially being

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