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Getting Started With McMyAdmin

One of the most appealing things with McMyAdmin is how quick and intuitive it can be to get a Minecraft server started.

 

Logging Into Your McMyAdmin Panel

Upon completion of the purchase and installation of the Minecraft VPS, you should receive an email with all of the login credentials for your new McMyAdmin Control Panel and the server that was purchased.

The link you will need to navigate to in order to log in to your McMyAdmin will by default be the IP of your server on port 8080, like this:

http://123.456.78.90:8080

You will be brought to the main login page for your McMyAdmin panel.

 

The login page for McMyAdmin

 

Once you enter the correct login credentials, you will be welcomed with the McMyAdmin panel for your new Minecraft server. On first time installation, you will be on the Configuration page as shown below.

 

A new configuration screen with nothing selected in McMyAdmin

 

Here, you can create the Minecraft server’s world to your exact specifications.

 

The configuration screen with changed settings in McMyAdmin

 

Setting Up Your Minecraft Server

We’ll go over each of the configuration options more in the Configuring Your McMyAdmin article, so for now we’re just going to create a quick and easy server that will play like the standard Minecraft game. We’ll need to set the Game Settings, the Server Settings, and the Features of the server before it can launch.

 

The three configuration tabs that need to be updated to make your first server with McMyAdmin

 

Game Settings

Game Mode: Survival

Game Difficulty: Normal

Hardcore Mode: No

Enable Monsters: Yes

Enable Animals: Yes

Allow Player v.s. Player combat: Yes

Enable ‘The Nether’: Yes

Allow Flight: No

Allow Command Blocks: No

Player Idle Timeout Minutes: 5

Resource Pack: Leave empty

 

Server Settings

World Seed: Leave empty

World generator settings: Leave empty

Server MOTD: Leave empty

Server type: Official

Server release stream: Recommended

Maximum Players: 10

Generate Structures: Yes

World Type: Standard

Announce achievements: Yes

View Distance: 10 (Default)

Allow Snooping: No

Include Permissions: Yes

Include Plugins: No

Include Plugin Configuration: Yes

Restart on severe errors: No

 

Features

Server Name: Whichever name you want people to see your server as when they log in

Welcome Message: Leave as default

Whitelist Mode: No whitelisting

Whitelist Group: Everyone

Enable server sleeping: Yes

Server sleep message: Leave as default

Enable status image and widget: Yes

Show as public on server list: Yes

Permissions exporting mode: None

Backup overflow mode: Delete the oldest backup (Default)

mChat message format: Leave as default

Whitelist Message: Leave as default

Show standard greetings message: Yes

Show access denied errors: No

Display warning during world save: Yes

Announce group changes: No

 

Launching Your Minecraft Server

Once you have all of these options set, you are able to launch the server! Just click on the Status option in the left menu bar.

 

The sidebar of McMyAdmin with Status selected

 

Now all you need to do is click on Start Server.

 

Image of where to start your Minecraft server in McMyAdmin

 

When the server starts, you’ll start seeing bar graphs in both the CPU Usage and RAM Usage. The CPU usage often has an initial spike as the server is spun up, and the world generated per your configurations.

 

Image showing the resource consumption when your server first starts in McMyAdmin

 

Congratulations! You now have your very own Minecraft server to build, destroy, and explore within!

 

What Do I Do Next?

You can check whether your Minecraft server is running by checking the McMyAdmin Server Status.

We also have guides explaining all of the configuration options for your McMyAdmin Preferences, McMyAdmin Features, McMyAdmin Server Settings, and McMyAdmin Game Settings.

If your require a list of commands to use for your server, feel free to review our McMyAdmin Console guide.