Host your own Minecraft Server |
Today games are played on a large scale and thus a new community of players is formed. The community is created to share ideas and function among players and it is possible with a powerful server. There are different servers, but one with no lag is Minecraft server. It comes with features where players can set their own server just to play with their own friends and also to make it distributed in public. It is possible for players to start server within their system and introduce a new phase in gaming.
The first phase of hosting is to create the server on Amazon that will help to run Minecraft server. The first and most basic step is to connect server that required going for SSH as it is secure. There are tools available in windows that will help to go for Scathe most common is putty and so just install putty and also it's gen file to set up a server. The Amazon is offering key pair, but it is not supported to set up SSH. Thus, before entering it, one has to convert .pem format to .pkk format as it is compatible with SSH tool. It will bring to file dialogue screen that is first required to go for load button. It will also ask to get .pem file is given by Amazon a here it will be converted to .ppk format. Now just click on the private key and save it in the system. It will take now to configuration window to connect server. It is important to write IP address and will have to select ec2 server from options given in left pane of the window. Now it will be required to load .ppk file here and also user can get other details that are important for a server. Once the configuration is done user will be required to save it. So, just save the session properties so that next time it will be required to load setting to work further. Now user just requires clicking open from last window and gets connected to just create EC2 server along with IP address.
The above whole process will bring a user to Linux box that will allow all basic commands to work father. Now the user will be required to download Minecraft server by using Linux command and thus will get the latest version to work on. It will also create a new folder in a system and thus help to get the server connection. Now just start the server that is downloaded through Linux box. It will be required to connect through java and thus one has to invoke java VM to work further. It will also help to set minimum and maximum memory that will be sued. The memory section is dependent on EC2 , but the most preferable is 512 M.It is also dependent on eh use of the server. The server will create spawn areas as it is executed for the first time. Once complete the whole process just type admin and start it. Downloading Minecraft client and entering IP address given by amazons one can start using server to connect with people.
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