You can install your own Minecraft server with the easy to follow instructions in this book. If you want your children to experience the world of Minecraft in a safe environment where you control whom they interact with but you don't know where to start, the safest and securest environment is to build your own server. More
How to Create a Server for Minecraft A SIMPLE GUIDE TO INSTALL A SERVER ON WINDOWS XP PLATFORM
No experience required -- to install a Minecraft Server.
Forget the endless parade of YouTube videos and stop wasting your time searching for the answers. You can install your own Minecraft server with the easy to follow instructions in this book. If you want your children to experience the world of Minecraft in a safe environment where you control whom they interact with but you don't know where to start, the safest and securest environment is to build your own server.
How to Create a Server for Minecraft is a simple guide to show you how to install a Minecraft server on Windows XP platform.
In this guide you will discover how to:
*Create a Server for Minecraft *Differentiate a CraftBukkit vs Vanilla *Run the Minecraft Server on Windows XP *Configure the Server Files *Use Port Forwarding *Review Windows IP Configuration *Find Your Default Gateway *Login to Your Router *Configure Your Port Forwarding Rules *Open a Port *Run the Minecraft Server *Create Your Own Hostname with NOIP
Why Build Your Own Server?
By creating your own server, you can control who your children interact with online through the game. This includes who they play against and most importantly who they communicate with during online gaming chat. You can prescreen opponents and players to confirm they are safe, and appropriate for your children to engage in online gaming with.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Why This Book What Is Minecraft What Type of Servers to Choose From Chapter Two: CraftBukkit vs. Vanilla Chapter Three: Steps to Install a Server on Windows XP Platform Installing Minecraft on a Windows XP Server Determine your RAM Verify and Install the Latest Version of Java 7 Download the Minecraft Server Software Multyplayer Server Download Run the Minecraft Server Minecraft Server Files Extracted The server.log The server properties The banned-ips.txt The banned-players.txt The ops.txt The white-list.txt Enter Users in the ops.txt file The server.properties file Enter users in the white-list.txt file Port Forwarding What's Your Router Review Windows IP Configuration Find Your Default Gateway for Your Internet Connection Login to Your Router Find Your Port Forwarding Find Your Port Forwarding Rules Configure Your Port Forwarding Rules Use Port 25565 Use Your IP Address Allow a Program Through Windows Firewall Software Firewalls Run the Minecraft Server Can You See Me? Minecraft Launcher Chapter Four: Customize Your IP Address No IP Create Your Own Hostname Chapter Five: Resources Minecraft Links YouTube Videos