Minecraft Private/Dedicated Server Guide (Mac OS X)

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Setting up a Minecraft server on Mac OS X is no different from setting it up on windows. Just follow these simple steps to create your own private server.

Minecraft Server Guide

Step 1| Updating Java
Updating Java in Mac OS X is very easy, Mac has its own version of Java, which can be updated from Apple Menu > Software Update.

Step 2| Setting up Minecraft Server
First download this Minecraft_server.jar file and place it inside a folder.

Now you must run it through the “terminal”, first navigate to the folder where you are keeping .jar file (use this command as an example)

cd/Users/username/Desktop/Minecraft Server

Then use this command

java -Xmx1024M -Xms1024M -jar minecraft_server.jar

After running the server for the first time, it will generate some files in the folder.

To change server settings/rules edit server.properties file.

You can follow the instructions in this post to learn about editing files and some basic OP commands in Minecraft. If you face any issue, let us know and we will try to help you out.

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