How To Make A Private Minecraft 118 Java Server Download Server Jar Files

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Minecraft 1.18 now has part 2 of the caves & cliffs update. The update adds caves to Minecraft 1.18 and changes the way the world generates. You can share these new features with friends by setting up a multiplayer server. So in this guide let us take a look at how to make a private Minecraft Java server and how to download Minecraft 1.18 server jar file.



How to create a private Minecraft 1. To be able to run the jar files, you will need Java installed on your computer. Last but not least, you will need change the configuration of your home network in order to set up a server. If you don't have a good knowledge about this, it is not recommended. Let's now take a look at setting up a private Minecraft Java Server.



Download the latest Minecraft 1.18 jar file at the official Minecraft website. At the time of writing this article, the latest file is minecraft_server.1.18.jar. 1. You can create a separate folder to house all server files. You can name it anything of your choice, but it is recommended you name it something like "Minecraft server" or "Minecraft Server 1.18". 2. Move your server jar files into the above-created directory. 3. Double-click on the file to run it. It should be able run normally. In the event that it doesn't, make sure Java is installed. Java must be installed. If Java is not installed, update it. 4. Running it will generate some files. 5. One of these files will be eula.txt, run it using Notepad. Change the eula=false to eula=true and save the text file. 6. Double-click the file server jar, to launch the server. 7. This will create your server. You can then join it by entering your public IP address, or localhost. 8. When you are done with your server, be sure to press the stop key. This will ensure that the server is not running in background when you close it. 9. Port forwarding is required in order to allow friends to join you server. 10. You can access the settings of your router via a browser. 11. You will need to locate port forward settings. It is usually found under advanced settings. You can also check out the port forward settings of your router. 12. Add a new port forward. 13. Add a name to your ID or Service. 14. Change the Protocol to TCP/UDP 15. Change the ports from external to internal to 25565 This is a very important step. 16. Add your IPV4 address to your internal address. 17. Save and apply the above settings. In case you have trouble with port forwarding then you should look up a tutorial on how you can port forward for your router. 18. Your friends can join your server simply by entering your public IP address followed with ":25565". They should be entering something like 123.4.56.78.25565. Remember DO NOT share your public IP address with strangers as that can put your internet security at risk. You should only share it with family, friends, and people you trust.



If you follow the above steps correctly you should have your Minecraft Server up and running. You will be able multiplayer play with your friends. this that or the other



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