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Building Minecraft Server Modifications - Second Edition by Cody M. Sommer

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Setting up a new server

You will see the server folder populated with several files and folders. The purpose of some of these are explained in this section, but most of the files should not concern you at present:

  • plugins: This folder is where you will place all the Bukkit plugins that you wish to use on the server.
  • world: The folders that begin with world, such as world, world_nether, and so on, include all the information for the new world of the server. If you already have a Minecraft world that you wish to use, then replace these new folders with the old world folders. Do not attempt to do this while the server is running as it will cause problems.
  • server.properties: This file holds several options that allow you to change how a Minecraft server ...

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